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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 408 381 373
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 16 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 26
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£300 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -8 4 £338 -20.58% 5
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Brentford +2 1 £488 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) Oracle
6 17 (26.98%) PL/SQL
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.22%) UNIX
8 14 (22.22%) Windows
9 13 (20.63%) C#
9 13 (20.63%) .NET
9 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
9 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (17.46%) Change Management
11 10 (15.87%) Finance
11 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (14.29%) Java EE
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
13 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.11%) SAP
14 7 (11.11%) MySQL
14 7 (11.11%) Data Structures
15 6 (9.52%) DevOps
15 6 (9.52%) Puppet
15 6 (9.52%) PaaS
15 6 (9.52%) Confluence

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.52%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle BPEL
2 6 (9.52%) Confluence
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) ResourceLink
2 2 (3.17%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) HFM
3 1 (1.59%) RMDS
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.59%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.59%) Essbase
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) UNIX
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 6 (9.52%) BPEL
3 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (9.52%) Time Management
3 6 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (6.35%) Change Control
4 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.35%) Document Management
4 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.76%) ERP
5 3 (4.76%) ITSM
5 3 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.76%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 17 (26.98%) PL/SQL
4 13 (20.63%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.35%) C
7 1 (1.59%) COBOL
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) UAG
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) SAP
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) BMC
6 3 (4.76%) Cognos
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 3 (4.76%) Remedy
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (3.17%) OpenText
7 2 (3.17%) Murex
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 1 (1.59%) Software AG
8 1 (1.59%) Cerner
8 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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