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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 342 367 364
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 53 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 9
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£360 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.79% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £249 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 7 £400 -5.88% 7
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (36.96%) Oracle
2 33 (35.87%) ITIL
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
5 27 (29.35%) UNIX
6 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
7 24 (26.09%) Windows
7 24 (26.09%) PL/SQL
7 24 (26.09%) Java
8 21 (22.83%) C#
9 20 (21.74%) Finance
10 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (19.57%) DV Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) .NET
12 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
13 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 14 (15.22%) Change Management
15 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.04%) Java EE
16 12 (13.04%) Service Delivery
16 12 (13.04%) Data Structures
16 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
17 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (10.87%) Linux
19 9 (9.78%) MySQL
20 8 (8.70%) JBoss

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.70%) JBoss
3 7 (7.61%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle BPEL
4 6 (6.52%) Confluence
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.35%) IIS
6 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.26%) SAS
7 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.17%) Lync
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.09%) WordPress
8 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Project
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.17%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.09%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.09%) Summit
5 1 (1.09%) Cordys
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.35%) DNS
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) LAN
3 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 2 (2.17%) DHCP
3 2 (2.17%) BGP
3 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.09%) FTP
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (9.78%) MySQL
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.35%) DB2
6 3 (3.26%) Base SAS
6 3 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) SQLBase
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) MS Access
8 1 (1.09%) PowerMart
8 1 (1.09%) Essbase
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.09%) MSI
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.09%) Firebug
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.26%) Front Office
2 3 (3.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Local Government
4 1 (1.09%) French Language
4 1 (1.09%) German Language
4 1 (1.09%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) Java EE
3 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) Struts
5 2 (2.17%) J2EE
5 2 (2.17%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) OSGi
6 1 (1.09%) CSS3
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) WF
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.43%) NHS
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.35%) GIS
4 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) UNIX
2 24 (26.09%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.87%) Linux
6 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) AIX
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Change Management
3 12 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.61%) Service Management
4 7 (7.61%) BPEL
5 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
5 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.52%) Change Control
5 6 (6.52%) DevOps
6 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) Document Management
6 5 (5.43%) Workflow
7 4 (4.35%) Project Management
7 4 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (4.35%) Dependency Management
8 3 (3.26%) CRM
8 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.26%) Migration
9 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 21 (22.83%) C#
4 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
7 1 (1.09%) COBOL
7 1 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) CCNP
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.09%) MCSA
7 1 (1.09%) MCDST
7 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) VCP4
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.17%) XenApp
2 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.09%) UAG
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.17%) Control-M
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Oracle
2 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Cerner
3 5 (5.43%) Citrix
3 5 (5.43%) IBM
4 4 (4.35%) Murex
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) ESRI
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) Reuters
5 3 (3.26%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.26%) Fidessa
5 3 (3.26%) Juniper
6 2 (2.17%) Lotus
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) AppSense
6 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.17%) McAfee
6 2 (2.17%) F5
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