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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 358 337 320
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 57 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 76
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 8 £475 +5.55% 15
Ilford - 3 - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Cisco
3 17 (11.64%) Firewall
4 16 (10.96%) Java
4 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 16 (10.96%) SAP
5 15 (10.27%) HTML
5 15 (10.27%) Degree
5 15 (10.27%) DevOps
6 14 (9.59%) Analytics
6 14 (9.59%) Marketing
6 14 (9.59%) Wireless
6 14 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.90%) XML
7 13 (8.90%) CCNP
7 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (8.90%) Puppet
7 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
7 13 (8.90%) OpenStack
7 13 (8.90%) Ansible
8 12 (8.22%) New Relic
8 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (8.22%) VMware
8 12 (8.22%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.22%) Python

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.90%) OpenStack
2 11 (7.53%) Node.js
3 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) InDesign
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.74%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.74%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.05%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.37%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.37%) Front Arena
4 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.68%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.68%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.74%) Office 365
3 4 (2.74%) Yammer
4 2 (1.37%) Veeva
5 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) Firewall
2 14 (9.59%) Wireless
3 12 (8.22%) VPN
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (6.16%) LDAP
6 8 (5.48%) SSL
7 5 (3.42%) LAN
8 4 (2.74%) WAN
8 4 (2.74%) MPLS
9 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.37%) BGP
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.37%) FTP
10 2 (1.37%) HTTP
10 2 (1.37%) DNS
10 2 (1.37%) VoIP
11 1 (0.68%) WLAN
11 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.68%) Datazen
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.05%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.37%) ProC
4 1 (0.68%) MSI
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 9 (6.16%) Banking
4 7 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.42%) Retail
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Front Office
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) HTML
2 13 (8.90%) XML
3 11 (7.53%) CSS
3 11 (7.53%) Ajax
4 10 (6.85%) Web Services
5 9 (6.16%) .NET
6 8 (5.48%) COM
6 8 (5.48%) SOAP
7 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.05%) XSL
7 3 (2.05%) ADSI
8 2 (1.37%) HTML5
8 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.37%) MDX
8 2 (1.37%) WCF
8 2 (1.37%) WPF
8 2 (1.37%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (1.37%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) CMDB
2 5 (3.42%) User Experience
3 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.37%) Derivative
5 2 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.37%) iPad
5 2 (1.37%) DTV
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) RIA
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) UNIX
3 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.37%) Linux
3 2 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) MVS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.27%) DevOps
2 14 (9.59%) Analytics
2 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (8.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.53%) Service Management
4 11 (7.53%) ITIL
4 11 (7.53%) CRM
4 11 (7.53%) Migration
4 11 (7.53%) Network Planning
4 11 (7.53%) Business Development
4 11 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (6.16%) Project Management
6 8 (5.48%) ITSM
6 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.48%) IT Asset Management
6 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (5.48%) ITIL V2
7 7 (4.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.96%) Java
1 16 (10.96%) SQL
2 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.22%) Python
4 11 (7.53%) Ruby
5 5 (3.42%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) VBScript
6 3 (2.05%) C
7 2 (1.37%) VBA
7 2 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (10.27%) Degree
2 14 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.90%) CCNP
4 11 (7.53%) CISSP
5 5 (3.42%) CCIE
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.68%) CCA
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCEA
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CCSA
6 1 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) Puppet
1 13 (8.90%) Ansible
2 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.53%) Salt
3 11 (7.53%) Vagrant
3 11 (7.53%) Nagios
4 8 (5.48%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.05%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Cisco
2 16 (10.96%) SAP
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.22%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) New Relic
5 8 (5.48%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.11%) Oracle
7 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.74%) IBM
9 3 (2.05%) Adobe
9 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.05%) Citrix
9 3 (2.05%) Juniper
10 2 (1.37%) CA
10 2 (1.37%) Murex
10 2 (1.37%) SunGard
10 2 (1.37%) Websense
10 2 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.37%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.37%) Infragistics
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