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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 346 375 353
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 47 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.25 -
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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
20605 21672 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14256 14887 13479
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
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 370 408 406
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +22 6 £400 +8.10% 3
Chessington - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 32 (35.56%) Oracle
3 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
4 26 (28.89%) UNIX
5 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 24 (26.67%) PL/SQL
7 23 (25.56%) Java
8 22 (24.44%) Finance
9 21 (23.33%) C#
9 21 (23.33%) Windows
10 20 (22.22%) .NET
11 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (20.00%) DV Cleared
13 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database
14 14 (15.56%) Change Management
14 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
15 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
15 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
16 12 (13.33%) Data Structures
17 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
17 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (11.11%) Linux
18 10 (11.11%) Java EE
19 8 (8.89%) MySQL
19 8 (8.89%) Service Management

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (6.67%) Confluence
3 6 (6.67%) JBoss
4 5 (5.56%) Apache
5 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.33%) SAS
6 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.22%) Lync
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.11%) WordPress
8 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Project
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.22%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.11%) Summit
5 1 (1.11%) RMDS
5 1 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) PaaS
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (2.22%) BGP
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.11%) FTP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 3 (3.33%) DB2
5 3 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) SQLBase
7 1 (1.11%) PowerMart
7 1 (1.11%) Essbase
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Firebug
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Front Office
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.22%) Billing
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) French Language
4 1 (1.11%) German Language
4 1 (1.11%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 10 (11.11%) Java EE
3 3 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) WF
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.56%) NHS
4 4 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.44%) GIS
5 2 (2.22%) Eurex
5 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) UNIX
2 21 (23.33%) Windows
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 14 (15.56%) Change Management
3 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.89%) Service Management
5 7 (7.78%) BPEL
5 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.78%) Change Control
6 6 (6.67%) DevOps
6 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Workflow
7 5 (5.56%) Document Management
7 5 (5.56%) Project Management
7 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Dependency Management
8 4 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.33%) Time Management
9 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) SQL
2 24 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 23 (25.56%) Java
4 21 (23.33%) C#
5 7 (7.78%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.22%) C
6 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) COBOL
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CCNP
6 2 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) NFS
4 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.22%) Control-M
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) WSUS
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Oracle
2 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) Citrix
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (5.56%) VMware
5 5 (5.56%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) Cerner
6 4 (4.44%) Reuters
6 4 (4.44%) Bloomberg
6 4 (4.44%) Juniper
6 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) Murex
6 4 (4.44%) ESRI
7 3 (3.33%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (2.22%) McAfee
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.22%) AppSense
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