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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 318 316 304
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 76 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 38
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£550 £475 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +9.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £74.05 -
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
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
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 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +1 11 £525 +12.90% 27
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.67%) Python
4 25 (13.89%) Degree
5 24 (13.33%) SAP
6 21 (11.67%) Web Services
6 21 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.67%) ITIL
6 21 (11.67%) SSL
6 21 (11.67%) Service Management
7 20 (11.11%) Ruby
7 20 (11.11%) Puppet
7 20 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (11.11%) Ansible
7 20 (11.11%) VMware
7 20 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.56%) HTML
8 19 (10.56%) Banking
8 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (10.00%) Java
9 18 (10.00%) XML
9 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (8.89%) DevOps
10 16 (8.89%) Project Management
10 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
11 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (8.33%) SOAP
11 15 (8.33%) Windows
11 15 (8.33%) Retail

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (7.22%) Node.js
1 13 (7.22%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.11%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.11%) Lync
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.11%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.44%) Documaker
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle FAH
2 6 (3.33%) SAP APO
3 5 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.22%) SAP SRM
5 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.67%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.67%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.11%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.11%) SAP FS
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.56%) Agresso
7 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.67%) SSL
2 12 (6.67%) LDAP
2 12 (6.67%) VPN
3 9 (5.00%) HTTP
4 8 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 8 (4.44%) Firewall
5 6 (3.33%) Network Security
5 6 (3.33%) MPLS
5 6 (3.33%) OSPF
5 6 (3.33%) BGP
6 5 (2.78%) Intranet
7 4 (2.22%) SAN
7 4 (2.22%) Extranet
8 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.11%) DMZ
9 2 (1.11%) Multicast
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) SAP BW
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (3.33%) SAP BI
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.11%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DTS
7 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.56%) JIRA
3 5 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.11%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.56%) LSMW
7 1 (0.56%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) MorphX
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Ant
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Banking
3 15 (8.33%) Retail
4 10 (5.56%) Marketing
5 9 (5.00%) Billing
6 8 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.78%) Advertising
9 4 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.67%) Games
11 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.56%) International Banking
12 1 (0.56%) French Language
12 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.67%) Web Services
2 19 (10.56%) HTML
3 18 (10.00%) XML
4 15 (8.33%) SOAP
5 14 (7.78%) CSS
6 13 (7.22%) Ajax
7 11 (6.11%) COM
8 10 (5.56%) .NET
9 8 (4.44%) JDBC
9 8 (4.44%) JMS
9 8 (4.44%) Middleware
9 8 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (4.44%) WebCenter
10 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.78%) XSLT
11 5 (2.78%) WCF
12 4 (2.22%) WF
12 4 (2.22%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.11%) Visualforce
14 1 (0.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) User Experience
3 12 (6.67%) CMDB
4 8 (4.44%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.11%) Economics
6 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.11%) RIA
6 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.11%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.11%) Psychology
6 2 (1.11%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.11%) Open Source
6 2 (1.11%) Social Media
6 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.33%) Windows
2 13 (7.22%) Linux
3 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.11%) UNIX
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.11%) AIX
6 2 (1.11%) HPUX
6 2 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.67%) ITIL
1 21 (11.67%) Service Management
2 20 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 16 (8.89%) Project Management
3 16 (8.89%) DevOps
4 14 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.22%) ITSM
5 13 (7.22%) Analytics
6 12 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
6 12 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (6.67%) ITIL V2
6 12 (6.67%) Migration
6 12 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.56%) Information Security
8 9 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.44%) Workflow
9 8 (4.44%) SOA
9 8 (4.44%) Content Management
9 8 (4.44%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.67%) Python
2 21 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (11.11%) Ruby
4 18 (10.00%) Java
5 11 (6.11%) C#
6 8 (4.44%) Jython
6 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.33%) SQL
8 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.22%) C++
10 3 (1.67%) VBScript
11 2 (1.11%) ABAP
11 2 (1.11%) Perl
11 2 (1.11%) X++
11 2 (1.11%) Groovy
11 2 (1.11%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
12 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) Degree
2 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.89%) CISSP
6 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.78%) SAP Certification
7 5 (2.78%) CISM
7 5 (2.78%) MCSA
7 5 (2.78%) CCNP
8 4 (2.22%) CCIE
9 2 (1.11%) ISEB
9 2 (1.11%) GIAC
9 2 (1.11%) MCITP
9 2 (1.11%) CEH
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.56%) MCTS
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.89%) COBIT
3 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.67%) XenApp
5 2 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.56%) NFS
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (11.11%) Puppet
1 20 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (11.11%) Ansible
2 13 (7.22%) Salt
2 13 (7.22%) Vagrant
2 13 (7.22%) Nagios
3 12 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.67%) WMI
6 3 (1.67%) SCCM
7 2 (1.11%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.33%) SAP
3 20 (11.11%) VMware
4 14 (7.78%) ServiceNow
5 13 (7.22%) New Relic
6 12 (6.67%) Oracle
6 12 (6.67%) Cisco
7 8 (4.44%) Siebel
7 8 (4.44%) Remedy
8 7 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.89%) SaltStack
8 7 (3.89%) Juniper
9 6 (3.33%) EMC
9 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 6 (3.33%) F5
10 4 (2.22%) NetApp
11 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.67%) Citrix
11 3 (1.67%) Adobe
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