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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 386 406 392
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.051% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.055% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£511 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.61% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £449 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £590 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.26
Solutions 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
20827 21696 20372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.08% 92.87% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14407 15275 13736
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 387 454
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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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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 +10 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) LAMP
6 2 (7.69%) MBA
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) MS Project
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C#

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.85%) QlikView
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Django
1 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
1 2 (7.69%) Equities
1 2 (7.69%) Tandem
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 2 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (7.69%) Data-Driven Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MBA
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Varnish
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Pega
4 2 (7.69%) Huawei
4 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.69%) Varonis
5 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Hyland
5 1 (3.85%) Civica
5 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) Vignette
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos