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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 322 348 316
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 87 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 35
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£550 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £537 £425 £460
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+160.82% -
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +7 17 £533 -7.30% 23
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 51 (27.42%) Finance
2 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.05%) Python
4 26 (13.98%) SAP
5 22 (11.83%) Degree
6 21 (11.29%) Banking
6 21 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (10.75%) VMware
8 19 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (10.22%) Puppet
8 19 (10.22%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.22%) Java
8 19 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (9.68%) ITIL
9 18 (9.68%) Windows
9 18 (9.68%) SSL
10 17 (9.14%) Oracle
10 17 (9.14%) Service Management
10 17 (9.14%) Retail
10 17 (9.14%) Ruby
10 17 (9.14%) Ansible
11 16 (8.60%) Web Services
11 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
12 15 (8.06%) Linux
12 15 (8.06%) JavaScript
12 15 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.06%) Project Management
12 15 (8.06%) Security Cleared
12 15 (8.06%) DevOps
13 14 (7.53%) User Experience

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (5.38%) Node.js
2 10 (5.38%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (4.84%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.08%) Lync
7 2 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.84%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.08%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.54%) SPSS
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Oracle FAH
1 9 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (4.84%) Documaker
1 9 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.69%) SAP SRM
3 4 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.15%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.15%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.61%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.08%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.54%) assyst
6 1 (0.54%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.54%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.68%) SSL
2 12 (6.45%) HTTP
3 10 (5.38%) Firewall
4 9 (4.84%) HTTPS
5 8 (4.30%) LDAP
5 8 (4.30%) VPN
6 6 (3.23%) BGP
6 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.23%) MPLS
6 6 (3.23%) OSPF
7 5 (2.69%) Network Security
7 5 (2.69%) Intranet
7 5 (2.69%) FTP
8 4 (2.15%) Extranet
9 2 (1.08%) Multicast
9 2 (1.08%) IPsec
9 2 (1.08%) DHCP
9 2 (1.08%) DNS
9 2 (1.08%) DMZ
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (4.84%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.30%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.61%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.61%) DTS
7 2 (1.08%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.91%) JIRA
3 5 (2.69%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.08%) Maven
5 2 (1.08%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.54%) Concordion
6 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) LSMW
6 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
General
1 51 (27.42%) Finance
2 21 (11.29%) Banking
3 17 (9.14%) Retail
4 10 (5.38%) Billing
5 9 (4.84%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.30%) Marketing
7 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.23%) Advertising
8 6 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.15%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.61%) Games
11 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.54%) International Banking
12 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.54%) French Language
12 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.60%) Web Services
2 13 (6.99%) XML
2 13 (6.99%) HTML
3 12 (6.45%) .NET
3 12 (6.45%) Middleware
4 11 (5.91%) SOAP
5 9 (4.84%) WebCenter
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (4.84%) Ajax
5 9 (4.84%) JMS
5 9 (4.84%) JDBC
6 8 (4.30%) COM
6 8 (4.30%) CSS
7 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.69%) WCF
8 5 (2.69%) XSLT
9 4 (2.15%) WF
9 4 (2.15%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.61%) J2EE
11 2 (1.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.53%) User Experience
3 9 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.30%) CMDB
5 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.61%) Open Source
6 3 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.61%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) AS400
7 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
7 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.08%) Economics
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.68%) Windows
2 15 (8.06%) Linux
3 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.61%) AIX
7 3 (1.61%) UNIX
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) HPUX
9 1 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.22%) Configuration Management
2 18 (9.68%) ITIL
3 17 (9.14%) Service Management
4 15 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (8.06%) Project Management
4 15 (8.06%) DevOps
5 14 (7.53%) Analytics
5 14 (7.53%) Migration
5 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.99%) Information Security
7 9 (4.84%) Revenue Management
7 9 (4.84%) Content Management
7 9 (4.84%) ITSM
7 9 (4.84%) TOGAF
7 9 (4.84%) SOA
8 8 (4.30%) CRM
8 8 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (4.30%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (4.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.05%) Python
2 19 (10.22%) Java
3 17 (9.14%) Ruby
4 15 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.91%) C#
6 10 (5.38%) SQL
7 9 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (4.84%) Jython
8 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.15%) C++
10 3 (1.61%) Perl
10 3 (1.61%) VBScript
11 2 (1.08%) ABAP
11 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.54%) XPath
12 1 (0.54%) X++
12 1 (0.54%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) Degree
2 15 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) CISSP
4 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.76%) MCSA
6 6 (3.23%) CISM
7 5 (2.69%) CCNP
8 4 (2.15%) CCIE
8 4 (2.15%) SAP Certification
9 3 (1.61%) MCITP
9 3 (1.61%) MCTS
9 3 (1.61%) MCT
9 3 (1.61%) MCSE
10 2 (1.08%) GIAC
10 2 (1.08%) ISEB
10 2 (1.08%) CCA
10 2 (1.08%) CEH
10 2 (1.08%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.30%) COBIT
3 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.15%) QA
4 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) vCloud
6 1 (0.54%) NFS
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (10.22%) Puppet
1 19 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (9.14%) Ansible
3 10 (5.38%) Nagios
3 10 (5.38%) Salt
3 10 (5.38%) Vagrant
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (4.30%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (3.23%) SCCM
7 3 (1.61%) WMI
8 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.98%) SAP
3 20 (10.75%) VMware
4 17 (9.14%) Oracle
5 13 (6.99%) Cisco
6 10 (5.38%) Siebel
6 10 (5.38%) ServiceNow
6 10 (5.38%) New Relic
7 9 (4.84%) Remedy
8 8 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.30%) F5
9 7 (3.76%) SaltStack
9 7 (3.76%) Juniper
10 6 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.23%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.61%) Citrix
11 3 (1.61%) EMC
11 3 (1.61%) Open Text
12 2 (1.08%) ExactTarget
12 2 (1.08%) Avaya
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