The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
England / London
Rank 381 387 393
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 22 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 20
Median daily rate £525 £625 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +54.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 1 £575 -28.12% 3
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Windows
4 10 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 9 (14.52%) Information Security
6 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.29%) Banking
7 7 (11.29%) Six Sigma
7 7 (11.29%) SDLC
8 6 (9.68%) COBIT
8 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.68%) Oracle
8 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Unix
9 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.06%) ITIL
9 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
9 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.06%) IT Audit
10 4 (6.45%) Internal Audit
10 4 (6.45%) Security Operations
10 4 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.45%) COSO
10 4 (6.45%) BPMN

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.61%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) LDAP
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
1 1 (1.61%) SSL
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) HTML5
1 2 (3.23%) J2EE
1 2 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.45%) e-Learning
1 4 (6.45%) Equities
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Economics
4 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Project Management
2 10 (16.13%) Risk Management
3 9 (14.52%) Information Security
4 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) SDLC
5 7 (11.29%) Six Sigma
6 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) IT Audit
7 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.45%) BPMN
8 4 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (6.45%) CMMI
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) Internal Audit
8 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.45%) Security Management
8 4 (6.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
2 2 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) CISA
3 3 (4.84%) CISM
3 3 (4.84%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) CIPD
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CISMP
5 1 (1.61%) CITP
5 1 (1.61%) CRISC
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) COBIT
2 4 (6.45%) COSO
2 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.61%) Basel III
4 1 (1.61%) BS25999
4 1 (1.61%) GAMP
4 1 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.61%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Snort
2 1 (1.61%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) Splunk
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) hybris
3 2 (3.23%) iManage
3 2 (3.23%) Juniper
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Polycom
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) Workday
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