The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
England / London
Rank 385 402 360
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 12 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.084% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.088% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 34
Median daily rate £325 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.31% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £25.00

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Support Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (17.86%) Workday
5 4 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 4 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (7.14%) Altiris
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) DameWare
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
7 2 (7.14%) VBA

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 4 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.57%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) 3G
2 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Telnet
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Logistics
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.57%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Server Hardening
4 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (3.57%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Workday
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Altiris
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Reuters
5 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) NetScout
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Polycom
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Siebel
5 1 (3.57%) Yardi