The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 407 401 376
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 18 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.094% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £27.50
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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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 -8 5 £338 -18.18%
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Brentford +1 1 £488 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) Change Management
5 10 (20.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle
6 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) .NET
7 8 (16.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.00%) SAP
9 6 (12.00%) C#
9 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (10.00%) Time Management
10 5 (10.00%) PaaS
10 5 (10.00%) Confluence
10 5 (10.00%) Puppet
10 5 (10.00%) JIRA
10 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) DevOps
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) JBoss
1 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (4.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) HFM
3 1 (2.00%) RMDS
3 1 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (2.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Essbase
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.00%) Time Management
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) ITSM
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) Change Control
5 3 (6.00%) BPEL
5 3 (6.00%) Document Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Certification
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) CCA
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) UAG
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) Remedy
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) F5
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) Cognos
6 3 (6.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) OpenText
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.00%) webMethods
8 1 (2.00%) Reuters
8 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.00%) Cerner
8 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
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