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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 307 308 313
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 86 93 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 33
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£550 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £388 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £613 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £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
20605 21672 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14256 14887 13479
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
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 370 408 406
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 April 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 April 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 +14 18 £475 +5.55% 29
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 28 (16.18%) Degree
3 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.45%) HTML
4 25 (14.45%) VMware
5 24 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (13.29%) Configuration Management
6 23 (13.29%) XML
7 22 (12.72%) Java
7 22 (12.72%) Web Services
7 22 (12.72%) Python
7 22 (12.72%) Service Management
7 22 (12.72%) Ajax
7 22 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (12.14%) Ansible
8 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (12.14%) Puppet
8 21 (12.14%) Ruby
8 21 (12.14%) ITIL
9 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
9 20 (11.56%) CSS
9 20 (11.56%) SAP
9 20 (11.56%) ServiceNow
10 19 (10.98%) DevOps
10 19 (10.98%) SOAP
10 19 (10.98%) Project Management
11 18 (10.40%) ITSM
11 18 (10.40%) VPN
11 18 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (10.40%) Jenkins

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (9.83%) OpenStack
1 17 (9.83%) Node.js
2 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.89%) Lync
4 3 (1.73%) Confluence
5 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) Jetty
6 1 (0.58%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) InDesign
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) SAP APO
1 6 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.31%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.31%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.16%) SAP FS
5 1 (0.58%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.47%) Yammer
3 6 (3.47%) Office 365
4 5 (2.89%) SaaS
5 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.16%) Force.com
6 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) VPN
2 17 (9.83%) SSL
2 17 (9.83%) LDAP
3 9 (5.20%) Firewall
4 6 (3.47%) MPLS
4 6 (3.47%) Network Security
5 5 (2.89%) Wireless
6 4 (2.31%) SAN
6 4 (2.31%) OSPF
6 4 (2.31%) BGP
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.16%) LAN
8 2 (1.16%) WLAN
8 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.20%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.05%) SAP BI
3 5 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.16%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) MorphX
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.58%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) GitLab
3 1 (0.58%) FishEye
3 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.58%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.58%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) ProC
3 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.58%) Ant
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Marketing
3 11 (6.36%) Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Front Office
5 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.58%) International Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.45%) HTML
2 23 (13.29%) XML
3 22 (12.72%) Web Services
3 22 (12.72%) Ajax
4 20 (11.56%) CSS
5 19 (10.98%) SOAP
6 16 (9.25%) COM
7 9 (5.20%) .NET
8 5 (2.89%) XSL
8 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.73%) Visualforce
10 2 (1.16%) WCF
11 1 (0.58%) MDX
11 1 (0.58%) WPF
11 1 (0.58%) Mason
11 1 (0.58%) RESTful
11 1 (0.58%) Task Parallel Library
11 1 (0.58%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.58%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) CMDB
2 13 (7.51%) User Experience
3 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.89%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.16%) Economics
5 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.16%) Social Media
5 2 (1.16%) RIA
5 2 (1.16%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.16%) Psychology
5 2 (1.16%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.94%) Windows
2 10 (5.78%) Linux
3 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) AIX
5 2 (1.16%) HPUX
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
5 2 (1.16%) UNIX
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) MVS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.29%) Configuration Management
2 22 (12.72%) Service Management
3 21 (12.14%) ITIL
4 19 (10.98%) DevOps
4 19 (10.98%) Project Management
5 18 (10.40%) ITSM
5 18 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (10.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (9.83%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (9.83%) Customer Engagement
6 17 (9.83%) ITIL V2
6 17 (9.83%) IT Asset Management
6 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.67%) Analytics
8 11 (6.36%) CRM
9 9 (5.20%) Migration
10 7 (4.05%) Resource Management
10 7 (4.05%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.05%) ETL
11 6 (3.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.72%) Java
1 22 (12.72%) Python
2 21 (12.14%) Ruby
3 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.09%) SQL
5 4 (2.31%) C#
6 3 (1.73%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.73%) C
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) ABAP
7 2 (1.16%) VBA
7 2 (1.16%) Groovy
7 2 (1.16%) X++
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) Perl
8 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.05%) CCNP
5 6 (3.47%) CISSP
6 2 (1.16%) CCIE
6 2 (1.16%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) VCP4
7 1 (0.58%) VCP5
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.58%) GIAC
7 1 (0.58%) GCIA
7 1 (0.58%) GCIH
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) CCA
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) COBIT
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
4 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (12.14%) Ansible
2 21 (12.14%) Puppet
3 17 (9.83%) HP UCMDB
3 17 (9.83%) Salt
3 17 (9.83%) Vagrant
3 17 (9.83%) Nagios
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.58%) Legato
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.45%) VMware
3 20 (11.56%) SAP
3 20 (11.56%) ServiceNow
4 17 (9.83%) New Relic
5 13 (7.51%) Cisco
6 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.47%) EMC
7 5 (2.89%) F5
7 5 (2.89%) Juniper
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle
8 4 (2.31%) Adobe
8 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.31%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.31%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.73%) NetApp
9 3 (1.73%) HP
10 2 (1.16%) IBM
10 2 (1.16%) Veritas
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
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