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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 370 398 374
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 45 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.44 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.88% -54.66%
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
22650 23517 22207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.21% 93.11% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16113 16252 14820
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 397 513
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 October 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 31 October 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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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 +24 7 £338 +104.54% 6
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (32.84%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) Oracle
3 19 (28.36%) Finance
4 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
4 16 (23.88%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) UNIX
5 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.42%) .NET
7 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
7 11 (16.42%) C#
8 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.94%) Java
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
11 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
11 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (10.45%) Banking
11 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.96%) Reuters
12 6 (8.96%) Bloomberg
12 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) SAS
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (5.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.48%) Summit
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.99%) SAP SRM
3 2 (2.99%) SAP APO
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.49%) Cordys
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.49%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) LAN
1 5 (7.46%) WAN
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
1 5 (7.46%) VPN
1 5 (7.46%) SSL
1 5 (7.46%) 3G
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) SMTP
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.49%) IMAP
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) DB2
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 3 (4.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (4.48%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQLBase
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.49%) PowerMart
7 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.49%) Firebug
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.97%) Front Office
6 3 (4.48%) French Language
7 2 (2.99%) Advertising
8 1 (1.49%) Back Office
8 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) Java EE
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.99%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) Struts
4 2 (2.99%) J2EE
4 2 (2.99%) OSGi
5 1 (1.49%) CSS3
5 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.49%) WF
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (1.49%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.49%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.96%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.46%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.48%) GIS
6 3 (4.48%) Equities
7 2 (2.99%) Statistics
8 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.49%) NHS
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) Clustering
8 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.49%) FMCG
8 1 (1.49%) iPhone
8 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) UNIX
3 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.97%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.99%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) AIX
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.46%) Service Management
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.48%) BPEL
7 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.99%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.99%) Validation
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) ETL
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
3 8 (11.94%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) VB
6 2 (2.99%) X++
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCDST
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) DameWare
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) SAP
3 6 (8.96%) Cognos
3 6 (8.96%) Reuters
3 6 (8.96%) Bloomberg
4 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Altiris
4 5 (7.46%) Lotus
5 4 (5.97%) Informatica
6 3 (4.48%) ESRI
6 3 (4.48%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.49%) MKS
8 1 (1.49%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.49%) Open Text
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Cerner
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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