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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 368 390 362
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 41 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 12
Average daily rate
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£354 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £252 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £301 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £95.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+377.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.04% -66.66%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +10 6 £400 -15.78% 10
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 19 (29.23%) Windows
4 18 (27.69%) Finance
5 16 (24.62%) ITIL
5 16 (24.62%) UNIX
6 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
7 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 10 (15.38%) C#
8 10 (15.38%) .NET
9 9 (13.85%) Java
9 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
10 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
11 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) SLA
11 7 (10.77%) Linux
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.23%) Apache
12 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
12 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (9.23%) Front Office
12 6 (9.23%) Blackberry

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (4.62%) SAS
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.62%) Summit
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (3.08%) SAP SRM
3 2 (3.08%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.54%) Cordys
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) BGP
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) Base SAS
4 3 (4.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.08%) SQLBase
6 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.54%) PowerMart
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Firebug
2 1 (1.54%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Front Office
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) French Language
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) German Language
5 1 (1.54%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) Java EE
3 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) OSGi
4 2 (3.08%) Struts
4 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) jQuery
5 1 (1.54%) WF
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.62%) Equities
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.54%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) UNIX
3 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Linux
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.15%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.08%) Android
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.54%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Solaris
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.15%) Change Control
3 4 (6.15%) Service Management
3 4 (6.15%) Migration
3 4 (6.15%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (4.62%) Validation
4 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.62%) BPEL
4 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 2 (3.08%) Dependency Management
5 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
5 2 (3.08%) Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.08%) SOA
5 2 (3.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 10 (15.38%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCDST
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (3.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Fidessa
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) Lotus
5 3 (4.62%) ESRI
5 3 (4.62%) Reuters
5 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.62%) Informatica
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Cognos
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Cerner
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
6 2 (3.08%) McAfee
6 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.08%) AppSense
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
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