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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 390 386 398
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 24 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £203 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £495 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 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 1 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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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 +31 5 £400 +29.03% 9
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (16.36%) SAP
6 9 (16.36%) Blackberry
7 8 (14.55%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.73%) Financial Institution
8 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (10.91%) Hedge funds
9 6 (10.91%) Cognos
9 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.09%) VPN
10 5 (9.09%) HTTP
10 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.09%) LAN
10 5 (9.09%) SSL
10 5 (9.09%) Linux
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle
10 5 (9.09%) DameWare
10 5 (9.09%) VMware
10 5 (9.09%) 3G
10 5 (9.09%) Reuters
10 5 (9.09%) Bloomberg
10 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.09%) Banking

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.82%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.64%) SAP APO
3 2 (3.64%) Summit
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.82%) Cordys
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) VPN
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) SSL
1 5 (9.09%) 3G
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) Broadband
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.82%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.82%) Lombardi
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Financial Institution
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) French Language
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Java EE
1 2 (3.64%) OSGi
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) J2EE
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) Struts
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.82%) BAPI
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.91%) Hedge funds
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Statistics
5 2 (3.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) FMCG
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) UNIX
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.27%) Service Management
4 3 (5.45%) Workflow
4 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.64%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 2 (3.64%) ETL
6 1 (1.82%) SOA
6 1 (1.82%) ERP
6 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.82%) Validation
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) X++
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) DameWare
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Cognos
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) Reuters
3 5 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 5 (9.09%) Altiris
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Lotus
5 3 (5.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Murex
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.82%) Open Text
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