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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 374 386 381
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 39 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -25.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £330
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £19.09 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-23.02% -52.28%
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
21949 23193 21199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.20% 93.28% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15781 16015 14128
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
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 440 386 528
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +29 7 £338 +5.46% 6
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Finance
4 17 (26.15%) ITIL
5 14 (21.54%) UNIX
5 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
8 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
9 10 (15.38%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) C#
9 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
11 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
11 8 (12.31%) Java
11 8 (12.31%) SAP
11 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
12 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
12 7 (10.77%) Banking
12 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (9.23%) SLA
13 6 (9.23%) Apache
13 6 (9.23%) Cognos
13 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
2 5 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (4.62%) SAS
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (6.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.62%) SAP SRM
2 3 (4.62%) Summit
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (3.08%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Cordys
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.54%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 3 (4.62%) 3G
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) IMAP
4 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) BGP
4 1 (1.54%) SMTP
4 1 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) Base SAS
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (3.08%) SQLBase
7 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.54%) PowerMart
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
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%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Front Office
5 3 (4.62%) French Language
5 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) German Language
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.54%) Local Government
7 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
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%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) Struts
4 2 (3.08%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.08%) OSGi
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.54%) jQuery
5 1 (1.54%) WF
5 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.54%) BAPI
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.62%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.62%) Equities
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
6 2 (3.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
7 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.54%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) UNIX
3 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.15%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.08%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.62%) BPEL
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Validation
7 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.08%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (3.08%) ETL
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.08%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.38%) C#
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) Python
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 1 (1.54%) MCDST
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) DameWare
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) SAP
4 6 (9.23%) Cognos
5 5 (7.69%) Lotus
6 4 (6.15%) Reuters
6 4 (6.15%) Bloomberg
6 4 (6.15%) Informatica
7 3 (4.62%) Altiris
7 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 3 (4.62%) ESRI
7 3 (4.62%) Fidessa
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
9 1 (1.54%) Ektron
9 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.54%) Pega
9 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
9 1 (1.54%) Yahoo!
9 1 (1.54%) Juniper
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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