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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 402 414 391
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 12 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.073% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £411 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +17 5 £450 +4.16% 6
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (12.50%) Back Office
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) DOM
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Process Management

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP APO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.17%) DataStage
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Front Office
3 3 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) DOM
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Time Management
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Process Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.17%) BPMN
4 1 (4.17%) ETRM
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) IronPort
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) ScanSafe