The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 390 394 391
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 21 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.082% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.089% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £371 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.18% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the London region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant across the London region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 10 £515 +3.00% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Information Security
3 12 (19.67%) Firewall
4 11 (18.03%) Banking
5 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
5 10 (16.39%) Cisco
5 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.11%) Windows
7 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (13.11%) SIEM
8 7 (11.48%) ITIL
8 7 (11.48%) MS Office
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) CISSP
9 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (8.20%) E-Learning
10 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
10 5 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (6.56%) Service Management
11 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (6.56%) SAP
11 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
11 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
11 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.56%) IaaS
11 4 (6.56%) Windows 7

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) FileNet
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) RoboHelp
4 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HFM
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.64%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.28%) Advertising
7 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.64%) Front Office
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) E-Learning
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) RMADS
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Information Security
2 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
3 8 (13.11%) SIEM
4 7 (11.48%) Project Management
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Management
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Process Management
7 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.28%) SABSA
8 2 (3.28%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) CISSP
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) CISA
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) MOS
5 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.28%) QA
5 1 (1.64%) SLA
5 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Nessus
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Juniper
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec
3 3 (4.92%) Websense
3 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.28%) Novell
4 2 (3.28%) Lotus
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Temenos
5 1 (1.64%) BMC
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) Open Text
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