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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 396 396 364
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 9 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.064% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.069% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Average daily rate
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£498 £449 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £415 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £578 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.26
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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
20647 21601 20072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.36% 92.74% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 15112 13566
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 £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 372 387 420
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) MS Project
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Cash Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) Huawei
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (9.09%) Windows

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) VRRP
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Django
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Cash Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Varonis
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron