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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Consultant
Rank 403 393 395
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.062% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.066% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Average daily rate £463 £650 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +41.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £473 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £674 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £497 £353 £475
% change year-on-year
+40.75% -25.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 1 £400 -11.11% 3
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) Node.js
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) Redis
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 2 (9.52%) Kafka
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) MPLS
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) Redis
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) Kafka
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Presales
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCDP
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Nintex
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) VMware