The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 332 332 324
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 93 91 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 37
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Technical 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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the London region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the London region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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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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 -6 21 £449 -0.27% 14
Brentford -5 1 £475 +5.55%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 48 (21.52%) SQL
2 43 (19.28%) Windows
3 42 (18.83%) Finance
4 39 (17.49%) Microsoft
5 33 (14.80%) Migration
6 32 (14.35%) Java
7 30 (13.45%) XML
7 30 (13.45%) CRM
8 29 (13.00%) ITIL
9 28 (12.56%) Oracle
10 27 (12.11%) Linux
11 24 (10.76%) Web Services
12 23 (10.31%) HTML
13 20 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (8.97%) .NET
14 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
15 18 (8.07%) SharePoint
16 17 (7.62%) SSL
16 17 (7.62%) SAP
16 17 (7.62%) Project Management
16 17 (7.62%) Degree
17 16 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
17 16 (7.17%) Scrum
17 16 (7.17%) C#
18 15 (6.73%) PRINCE2
18 15 (6.73%) SOA
18 15 (6.73%) HP
18 15 (6.73%) VMware
18 15 (6.73%) QA
19 14 (6.28%) Test Planning

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.59%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.59%) JBoss
4 6 (2.69%) Lync
5 4 (1.79%) Drupal
5 4 (1.79%) CMS
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.35%) Kentico
7 2 (0.90%) SAS
7 2 (0.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS Project
3 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.90%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.90%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.59%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Taleo
4 2 (0.90%) Force.com
5 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) SSL
2 12 (5.38%) Firewall
3 11 (4.93%) Internet
4 10 (4.48%) LDAP
4 10 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.04%) VPN
6 8 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.69%) Network Security
8 4 (1.79%) HTTP
9 3 (1.35%) DNS
9 3 (1.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.90%) MPLS
10 2 (0.90%) OSPF
10 2 (0.90%) BGP
11 1 (0.45%) X.509
11 1 (0.45%) 3G
11 1 (0.45%) SAN
11 1 (0.45%) Intranet
11 1 (0.45%) Broadband
11 1 (0.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (2.69%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (1.79%) MySQL
4 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.79%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.90%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.90%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
3 3 (1.35%) LSMW
3 3 (1.35%) PeopleTools
4 2 (0.90%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.45%) MorphX
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
5 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.45%) Toad
5 1 (0.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.45%) JUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (18.83%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Retail
3 8 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.24%) Marketing
5 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.35%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.45%) XML
2 24 (10.76%) Web Services
3 23 (10.31%) HTML
4 20 (8.97%) .NET
5 14 (6.28%) SOAP
6 11 (4.93%) CSS
7 10 (4.48%) J2EE
7 10 (4.48%) Ajax
8 9 (4.04%) COM
9 7 (3.14%) EDI
10 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.79%) Middleware
11 4 (1.79%) LAMP
11 4 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.79%) Django
11 4 (1.79%) Visualforce
11 4 (1.79%) REST
12 3 (1.35%) Mason
12 3 (1.35%) SAP PI
13 2 (0.90%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.04%) CMDB
3 8 (3.59%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.59%) HP Storage
4 6 (2.69%) iPad
5 5 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.79%) Tandem
6 4 (1.79%) FMCG
7 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.90%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.28%) Windows
2 27 (12.11%) Linux
3 14 (6.28%) UNIX
4 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.80%) Migration
2 30 (13.45%) CRM
3 29 (13.00%) ITIL
4 20 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.62%) Project Management
6 16 (7.17%) Scrum
7 15 (6.73%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.73%) SOA
8 14 (6.28%) Test Planning
8 14 (6.28%) SDLC
9 13 (5.83%) ITSM
10 11 (4.93%) Service Management
10 11 (4.93%) Data Migration
11 10 (4.48%) Security Architecture
11 10 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (4.48%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.48%) Document Management
12 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.52%) SQL
2 32 (14.35%) Java
3 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.17%) C#
5 9 (4.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.24%) ABAP
6 5 (2.24%) Python
6 5 (2.24%) Ruby
6 5 (2.24%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.35%) X++
7 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.35%) PHP
8 2 (0.90%) Perl
8 2 (0.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.45%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.62%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.59%) HP MASE
4 7 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.35%) CCNP
6 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PhD
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) CCDP
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) PMP
8 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ACCA
8 1 (0.45%) CISA
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.79%) Varnish
4 2 (0.90%) XenApp
4 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.90%) vSphere
4 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.90%) UAG
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (3.59%) SCCM
3 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.79%) CA LISA
3 4 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.90%) SCOM
4 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) WMI
5 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.45%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 39 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.56%) Oracle
3 17 (7.62%) SAP
4 15 (6.73%) HP
4 15 (6.73%) VMware
5 14 (6.28%) Cisco
6 13 (5.83%) ServiceNow
7 11 (4.93%) Citrix
8 8 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.59%) 3PAR
9 7 (3.14%) Varonis
9 7 (3.14%) IBM
10 6 (2.69%) Mercator
11 5 (2.24%) AppSense
12 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.79%) Pega
12 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.79%) CA
12 4 (1.79%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.35%) ExactTarget
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