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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 324 306 325
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 90 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 30
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£525 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £628 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 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 27 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 +16 23 £475 +5.55% 23
Ilford - 4 £500 -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (18.07%) Degree
2 29 (17.47%) HTML
2 29 (17.47%) Finance
3 28 (16.87%) Microsoft
4 26 (15.66%) XML
5 24 (14.46%) Ajax
6 23 (13.86%) VMware
6 23 (13.86%) CSS
6 23 (13.86%) JavaScript
7 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (12.65%) ServiceNow
8 21 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.65%) SQL
8 21 (12.65%) SAP
8 21 (12.65%) ITIL
8 21 (12.65%) Service Management
9 20 (12.05%) Web Services
9 20 (12.05%) Java
10 19 (11.45%) SOAP
10 19 (11.45%) VPN
10 19 (11.45%) Project Management
10 19 (11.45%) CMDB
11 18 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (10.84%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (10.84%) HP UCMDB
11 18 (10.84%) ITIL V2
11 18 (10.84%) IT Asset Management
11 18 (10.84%) SSL
11 18 (10.84%) LDAP

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (9.04%) Node.js
1 15 (9.04%) OpenStack
2 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.22%) Lync
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.60%) Jetty
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.01%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.01%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.41%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.20%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FS
5 1 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.60%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.60%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.82%) Office 365
5 7 (4.22%) Yammer
6 5 (3.01%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) VPN
2 18 (10.84%) LDAP
2 18 (10.84%) SSL
3 10 (6.02%) Firewall
4 5 (3.01%) Network Security
4 5 (3.01%) MPLS
4 5 (3.01%) Wireless
5 4 (2.41%) SAN
5 4 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.81%) OSPF
6 3 (1.81%) BGP
7 2 (1.20%) FTP
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.60%) Skype
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.82%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.22%) SAP BI
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.01%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.20%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.60%) FishEye
5 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.60%) ProC
5 1 (0.60%) MorphX
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Marketing
3 10 (6.02%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Retail
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) HTML
2 26 (15.66%) XML
3 24 (14.46%) Ajax
4 23 (13.86%) CSS
5 20 (12.05%) Web Services
6 19 (11.45%) SOAP
7 17 (10.24%) COM
8 11 (6.63%) .NET
9 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.61%) XSL
10 3 (1.81%) Visualforce
11 2 (1.20%) WCF
12 1 (0.60%) WPF
12 1 (0.60%) Mason
12 1 (0.60%) RESTful
12 1 (0.60%) XSLT
12 1 (0.60%) Flash
12 1 (0.60%) EDI
12 1 (0.60%) JMS
12 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) CMDB
2 13 (7.83%) User Experience
3 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.81%) RIA
4 3 (1.81%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.20%) Economics
5 2 (1.20%) Psychology
5 2 (1.20%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.60%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.60%) Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) PMI
6 1 (0.60%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.83%) Windows
2 5 (3.01%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) HPUX
5 2 (1.20%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.60%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.65%) ITIL
1 21 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) Service Management
2 19 (11.45%) Project Management
3 18 (10.84%) ITSM
3 18 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (10.84%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (10.84%) ITIL V2
3 18 (10.84%) IT Asset Management
4 17 (10.24%) DevOps
4 17 (10.24%) Configuration Management
5 16 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (8.43%) Analytics
6 14 (8.43%) CRM
7 10 (6.02%) Migration
8 8 (4.82%) ETL
8 8 (4.82%) Resource Management
9 7 (4.22%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.22%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (12.65%) SQL
3 20 (12.05%) Java
4 16 (9.64%) Python
5 15 (9.04%) Ruby
6 5 (3.01%) C#
7 4 (2.41%) C
8 3 (1.81%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.20%) ABAP
9 2 (1.20%) VBA
9 2 (1.20%) C++
9 2 (1.20%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) R
10 1 (0.60%) XPath
10 1 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (18.07%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.22%) CCNP
4 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.41%) CISSP
7 2 (1.20%) CCA
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.60%) GIAC
8 1 (0.60%) GCIA
8 1 (0.60%) GCIH
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCEA
8 1 (0.60%) ISEB
8 1 (0.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) vCloud
4 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) HP UCMDB
2 16 (9.64%) Puppet
2 16 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.64%) Ansible
3 15 (9.04%) Salt
3 15 (9.04%) Vagrant
3 15 (9.04%) Nagios
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.60%) Legato
5 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.86%) VMware
3 21 (12.65%) ServiceNow
3 21 (12.65%) SAP
4 15 (9.04%) New Relic
5 13 (7.83%) Cisco
6 6 (3.61%) Adobe
6 6 (3.61%) EMC
6 6 (3.61%) Oracle
7 5 (3.01%) Juniper
7 5 (3.01%) F5
7 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.81%) NetApp
9 3 (1.81%) HP
9 3 (1.81%) IBM
9 3 (1.81%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.20%) ExactTarget
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau
10 2 (1.20%) Eloqua
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