The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 413 397 386
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 18 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 34
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £480 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £5.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- +2.11%
Support 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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Consultant across the London region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant across the London region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 4 £398 +59.00% 4
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Support Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (33.90%) SAP
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 14 (23.73%) Change Management
4 10 (16.95%) Financial Institution
5 9 (15.25%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.86%) Windows
7 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.86%) Banking
8 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (10.17%) VMware
8 6 (10.17%) Unix
8 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
9 5 (8.47%) SOA
9 5 (8.47%) Linux
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle
9 5 (8.47%) SAP FI
9 5 (8.47%) SAP CO
9 5 (8.47%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
10 4 (6.78%) JIRA
10 4 (6.78%) Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (6.78%) Siebel
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (6.78%) SAP MM
10 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
10 4 (6.78%) SAP SD
10 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
10 4 (6.78%) Citrix

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.47%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (6.78%) SAP MM
2 4 (6.78%) SAP SD
3 3 (5.08%) Documaker
3 3 (5.08%) SAP HCM
3 3 (5.08%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (3.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (3.39%) SAP GRC
4 2 (3.39%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.39%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.39%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.69%) Movex
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.69%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) AdSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) 3G
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) FTP
3 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.39%) Skype
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) WAAS
3 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Informix
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Financial Institution
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) EDI
1 3 (5.08%) Java EE
1 3 (5.08%) Middleware
1 3 (5.08%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.69%) DataPower
3 1 (1.69%) Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.69%) Equities
3 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Change Management
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) SOA
4 4 (6.78%) ERP
4 4 (6.78%) OO
4 4 (6.78%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) Analytics
5 3 (5.08%) AOP
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Service Management
5 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.39%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (3.39%) Logistics
6 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) ABAP
2 3 (5.08%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCA
2 1 (1.69%) CISA
2 1 (1.69%) CRISC
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISACA
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) SAP
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Siebel
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.39%) Altiris
7 2 (3.39%) Aruba
7 2 (3.39%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) OpenText
7 2 (3.39%) Polycom
7 2 (3.39%) Radianz
7 2 (3.39%) Reuters
7 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.39%) Workday