The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 405 416 418
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 9 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.050% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.053% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £563 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+22.09% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
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 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the London region.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Solutions Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the London region.

Solutions Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) QA
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
6 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.70%) CA LISA
6 2 (8.70%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Varonis
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.70%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.70%) Django
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Tandem
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Complex Event Processing
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Document Management
3 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.70%) Pega
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) Varonis
4 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Nintex
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) OpenText
5 1 (4.35%) Hyland
5 1 (4.35%) Civica
5 1 (4.35%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos