The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 313 319 337
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 88 93 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 26
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £690 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Senior Consultant
England

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
20291 20920 20082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.13% 92.90% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14069 14721 13539
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 374 444
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. 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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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 +17 21 £388 -13.88% 20
Ilford - 6 £500 -
Brentford -3 1 £563 +12.50% 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 26 (15.85%) HTML
2 26 (15.85%) Degree
3 25 (15.24%) SAP
4 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (13.41%) XML
6 21 (12.80%) Java
6 21 (12.80%) SQL
7 20 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 20 (12.20%) CSS
7 20 (12.20%) Ajax
8 19 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (11.59%) DevOps
8 19 (11.59%) VMware
9 18 (10.98%) VPN
9 18 (10.98%) Jenkins
9 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (10.37%) Puppet
10 17 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (10.37%) Web Services
10 17 (10.37%) Configuration Management
10 17 (10.37%) Project Management
10 17 (10.37%) ITIL
10 17 (10.37%) Service Management
10 17 (10.37%) Ansible
11 16 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.76%) Python

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.76%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.15%) Node.js
3 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.27%) Lync
5 3 (1.83%) Confluence
6 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.61%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) MS Office
4 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) SPSS
5 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.66%) SAP APO
3 5 (3.05%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (3.05%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.22%) SAP FS
4 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.61%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.88%) Office 365
5 7 (4.27%) Yammer
6 4 (2.44%) SaaS
7 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.61%) Force.com
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) VPN
2 15 (9.15%) Firewall
3 14 (8.54%) SSL
3 14 (8.54%) LDAP
4 10 (6.10%) Wireless
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (3.66%) MPLS
6 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.44%) LAN
7 3 (1.83%) WAN
7 3 (1.83%) FTP
7 3 (1.83%) SAN
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.83%) Network Security
8 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.22%) BGP
8 2 (1.22%) DNS
8 2 (1.22%) HTTP
9 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.27%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.66%) SAP BI
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.05%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 2 (1.22%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.22%) ProC
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.61%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.61%) GitLab
5 1 (0.61%) FishEye
5 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.61%) MorphX
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Marketing
3 7 (4.27%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.22%) Front Office
7 2 (1.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) HTML
2 22 (13.41%) XML
3 20 (12.20%) CSS
3 20 (12.20%) Ajax
4 17 (10.37%) Web Services
5 14 (8.54%) SOAP
6 13 (7.93%) COM
6 13 (7.93%) .NET
7 6 (3.66%) XSL
7 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.83%) WCF
9 2 (1.22%) WPF
9 2 (1.22%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.22%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.22%) HTML5
9 2 (1.22%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.22%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (0.61%) J2EE
10 1 (0.61%) EJB
10 1 (0.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) CMDB
2 11 (6.71%) User Experience
3 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.83%) RIA
6 2 (1.22%) Psychology
6 2 (1.22%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) Derivative
6 2 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.22%) Economics
6 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.22%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Linux
3 4 (2.44%) UNIX
4 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) HPUX
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) MVS
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (11.59%) DevOps
3 17 (10.37%) Configuration Management
3 17 (10.37%) Project Management
3 17 (10.37%) ITIL
3 17 (10.37%) Service Management
4 16 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.15%) Analytics
6 14 (8.54%) ITSM
6 14 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (8.54%) Customer Engagement
6 14 (8.54%) ITIL V2
6 14 (8.54%) IT Asset Management
7 12 (7.32%) CRM
8 10 (6.10%) Migration
9 9 (5.49%) Business Development
10 8 (4.88%) Network Planning
10 8 (4.88%) SDLC
11 7 (4.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.80%) Java
1 21 (12.80%) SQL
2 20 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.76%) Python
4 15 (9.15%) Ruby
5 5 (3.05%) C#
6 4 (2.44%) C
7 2 (1.22%) Groovy
7 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.22%) C++
7 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.22%) ABAP
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) XPath
8 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.71%) CCNP
4 6 (3.66%) CISSP
5 5 (3.05%) CCIE
6 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.22%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.61%) GCIA
8 1 (0.61%) GCIH
8 1 (0.61%) GIAC
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CCA
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CCEA
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) Puppet
1 17 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (10.37%) Ansible
2 15 (9.15%) Vagrant
2 15 (9.15%) Salt
2 15 (9.15%) Nagios
3 14 (8.54%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.83%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.61%) Legato
5 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) SAP
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.59%) VMware
4 16 (9.76%) ServiceNow
5 15 (9.15%) New Relic
5 15 (9.15%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) Adobe
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle
8 4 (2.44%) F5
8 4 (2.44%) Juniper
9 3 (1.83%) NetApp
9 3 (1.83%) Citrix
9 3 (1.83%) IBM
9 3 (1.83%) HP
9 3 (1.83%) EMC
9 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.22%) Websense
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