The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 389 404 395
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 10 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.062% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £521
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £443 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Consultant
England

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 31 July 2014.

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
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 Solutions Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 6 £425 -34.61% 2
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) DOM
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Front Office
5 3 (12.00%) Back Office
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (8.00%) Process Management
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SCM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (4.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Front Office
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) DOM
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) CRM
1 3 (12.00%) ERP
1 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Process Management
2 2 (8.00%) Time Management
2 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) IronPort
5 1 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe