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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 333 319 338
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 73 90 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 41
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£500 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £685 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
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 £265 £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 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +6 15 £370 -25.92% 17
Ilford - 5 £500 -
Brentford +1 1 £563 +12.50% 2
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) SAP
3 23 (14.47%) HTML
4 21 (13.21%) SQL
4 21 (13.21%) XML
5 20 (12.58%) Java
5 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
5 20 (12.58%) VMware
5 20 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (12.58%) DevOps
6 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
6 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (11.95%) Degree
6 19 (11.95%) Cisco
7 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 18 (11.32%) Ajax
7 18 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (11.32%) Puppet
7 18 (11.32%) Ansible
8 17 (10.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (10.69%) OpenStack
8 17 (10.69%) Firewall
8 17 (10.69%) Python
8 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (10.69%) CSS
9 16 (10.06%) VPN
9 16 (10.06%) Nagios
9 16 (10.06%) Ruby

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 17 (10.69%) OpenStack
2 16 (10.06%) Node.js
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.40%) Lync
5 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) Jetty
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.26%) InDesign
4 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.77%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.77%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.14%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.26%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.63%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.63%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.06%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.03%) Office 365
5 7 (4.40%) Yammer
6 2 (1.26%) Veeva
6 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) Firewall
2 16 (10.06%) VPN
3 12 (7.55%) LDAP
3 12 (7.55%) Wireless
3 12 (7.55%) SSL
4 8 (5.03%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (3.14%) MPLS
6 4 (2.52%) LAN
6 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.89%) WAN
8 2 (1.26%) FTP
8 2 (1.26%) HTTP
8 2 (1.26%) DNS
8 2 (1.26%) SAN
8 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.26%) Network Security
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.40%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (3.14%) SAP BI
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.52%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.26%) ProC
3 2 (1.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.63%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.63%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) MorphX
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.63%) FishEye
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Marketing
3 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.26%) Front Office
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.47%) HTML
2 21 (13.21%) XML
3 18 (11.32%) Ajax
4 17 (10.69%) CSS
5 15 (9.43%) Web Services
6 13 (8.18%) .NET
7 12 (7.55%) SOAP
8 11 (6.92%) COM
9 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.77%) XSL
10 3 (1.89%) WCF
11 2 (1.26%) WPF
11 2 (1.26%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (1.26%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.26%) HTML5
12 1 (0.63%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.63%) MDX
12 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) CMDB
2 9 (5.66%) User Experience
3 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) RIA
5 2 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.26%) iPad
5 2 (1.26%) DTV
5 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.26%) Derivative
5 2 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) Psychology
6 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.77%) Windows
2 3 (1.89%) UNIX
3 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.63%) MVS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) DevOps
2 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 17 (10.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (8.81%) Analytics
4 14 (8.81%) Project Management
5 13 (8.18%) Service Management
5 13 (8.18%) ITIL
5 13 (8.18%) CRM
5 13 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.55%) ITSM
6 12 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (7.55%) ITIL V2
6 12 (7.55%) IT Asset Management
7 10 (6.29%) Business Development
7 10 (6.29%) Migration
7 10 (6.29%) Network Planning
8 8 (5.03%) ETL
9 7 (4.40%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.21%) SQL
2 20 (12.58%) Java
3 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.69%) Python
4 16 (10.06%) Ruby
5 5 (3.14%) C#
6 4 (2.52%) C
7 2 (1.26%) VBA
7 2 (1.26%) C++
7 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) XPath
8 1 (0.63%) X++
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) R
8 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.55%) CCNP
4 9 (5.66%) CISSP
5 5 (3.14%) CCIE
6 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.26%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CISM
7 1 (0.63%) CEH
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.63%) CCA
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCEA
7 1 (0.63%) VCP4
7 1 (0.63%) VCP5
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (11.32%) Puppet
1 18 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (11.32%) Ansible
2 16 (10.06%) Salt
2 16 (10.06%) Vagrant
2 16 (10.06%) Nagios
3 12 (7.55%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.63%) Legato
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) SAP
2 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.58%) VMware
3 19 (11.95%) Cisco
4 16 (10.06%) New Relic
5 13 (8.18%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.14%) Adobe
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle
7 4 (2.52%) IBM
7 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.89%) F5
8 3 (1.89%) Citrix
8 3 (1.89%) Juniper
8 3 (1.89%) NetApp
9 2 (1.26%) HP
9 2 (1.26%) EMC
9 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.26%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.26%) Websense