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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 373 376 353
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 33 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £476 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +164.00%
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
20694 21628 20137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.41% 92.64% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 15047 13619
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £275
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 369 381 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £38.86 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +22 5 - - 4
Ilford - 1 - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.40%) Oracle
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) Java
6 18 (24.66%) PL/SQL
7 16 (21.92%) UNIX
8 15 (20.55%) Windows
8 15 (20.55%) C#
8 15 (20.55%) .NET
9 13 (17.81%) Change Management
10 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
11 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (13.70%) Data Structures
13 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.96%) Change Control
14 8 (10.96%) Linux
14 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
14 8 (10.96%) Citrix
15 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
15 7 (9.59%) Service Management
15 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (9.59%) Java EE

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.22%) JBoss
2 6 (8.22%) Confluence
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle BPEL
4 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 2 (2.74%) Lync
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.37%) WordPress
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Project
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
2 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.37%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.37%) RMDS
4 1 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) PaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) BGP
3 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.37%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.37%) Essbase
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.74%) Front Office
2 2 (2.74%) Back Office
2 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) Java EE
3 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.37%) WF
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
4 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Eurex
5 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) UNIX
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Change Management
3 8 (10.96%) Change Control
4 7 (9.59%) Service Management
5 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.22%) Document Management
5 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.22%) Project Management
5 6 (8.22%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Dependency Management
6 5 (6.85%) BPEL
6 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.48%) ERP
7 4 (5.48%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) Time Management
7 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 19 (26.03%) Java
3 18 (24.66%) PL/SQL
4 15 (20.55%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) C
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) COBOL
7 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) UAG
4 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Control-M
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 4 (5.48%) Murex
6 4 (5.48%) SAP
6 4 (5.48%) Cerner
7 3 (4.11%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.11%) Reuters
7 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.11%) F5
8 2 (2.74%) ESRI
8 2 (2.74%) AppSense
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 2 (2.74%) Fidessa
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
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