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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 387 356 365
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 19 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 15
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 3 £450 +12.50% 4
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
5 8 (15.69%) SAP
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 6 (11.76%) VMware
7 6 (11.76%) MS Office
7 6 (11.76%) CRM
7 6 (11.76%) Siebel
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) EMC
8 5 (9.80%) Unix
8 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) ITSM
8 5 (9.80%) Advertising
8 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (7.84%) Banking
9 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
9 4 (7.84%) Service Management
9 4 (7.84%) Veritas

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.92%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.96%) HFM
3 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.96%) Maximo
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
1 3 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Advertising
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Java EE
3 1 (1.96%) JMS
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) OSGi
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Derivative
2 2 (3.92%) Equities
2 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) CRM
2 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.80%) ITSM
2 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) ETL
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Workflow
6 1 (1.96%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) CCNP
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCA
3 1 (1.96%) CCEE
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) SRDF
4 1 (1.96%) UAG
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) SAP
4 6 (11.76%) Siebel
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) EMC
6 4 (7.84%) Veritas
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Informatica
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.96%) Epicor
8 1 (1.96%) F5
8 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
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