The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 338 351 305
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 101 95 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 68
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £385 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
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
21385 22035 23374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15195 15564 16262
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 344 451
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 6 £456 +4.88% 12
Canary Wharf - 6 £450 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Technical Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 58 (29.00%) SQL
2 51 (25.50%) Oracle
2 51 (25.50%) Finance
3 44 (22.00%) Migration
4 42 (21.00%) Microsoft
5 37 (18.50%) Java
6 34 (17.00%) CRM
7 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (14.00%) Windows
9 26 (13.00%) HTML
9 26 (13.00%) Linux
10 25 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 24 (12.00%) Firewall
12 22 (11.00%) .NET
13 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
13 21 (10.50%) C#
14 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 20 (10.00%) PL/SQL
14 20 (10.00%) Scrum
15 19 (9.50%) SC Cleared
15 19 (9.50%) Oracle EBS R12
16 18 (9.00%) Workflow
17 17 (8.50%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.50%) Data Migration
18 16 (8.00%) Document Management
19 15 (7.50%) SAP
19 15 (7.50%) Web Services
19 15 (7.50%) Marketing
19 15 (7.50%) Virtual Servers

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 11 (5.50%) Skype for Business
2 8 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.00%) IIS
4 4 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.50%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.00%) Confluence
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.00%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (1.00%) Radian6
8 2 (1.00%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.50%) IaaS
3 7 (3.50%) Office 365
4 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.00%) PaaS
4 6 (3.00%) SaaS
5 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.00%) AdSense
6 2 (1.00%) Force.com
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.00%) Firewall
2 9 (4.50%) Skype
3 7 (3.50%) SAN
4 5 (2.50%) AMQP
4 5 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.50%) MQTT
5 4 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.00%) LDAP
5 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.50%) DHCP
6 3 (1.50%) DNS
6 3 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.50%) HTTP
6 3 (1.50%) Internet
6 3 (1.50%) WAAS
6 3 (1.50%) Wireless
6 3 (1.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.50%) KDB
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) QlikView
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.00%) MSTest
2 4 (2.00%) NUnit
3 2 (1.00%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) LSMW
3 2 (1.00%) MorphX
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.50%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (25.50%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Marketing
3 14 (7.00%) Banking
4 11 (5.50%) Retail
5 8 (4.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Front Office
7 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.00%) HTML
2 22 (11.00%) .NET
3 15 (7.50%) Web Services
4 11 (5.50%) XML
5 9 (4.50%) CSS
5 9 (4.50%) Middleware
6 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.00%) HTML5
6 6 (3.00%) RESTful
6 6 (3.00%) SOAP
6 6 (3.00%) WCF
7 5 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.50%) Backbone.js
7 5 (2.50%) jQuery
7 5 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (2.50%) React
7 5 (2.50%) REST
8 4 (2.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.00%) JSP
8 4 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.50%) Clustering
4 5 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.00%) Fintech
6 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.00%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (1.00%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.00%) Windows
2 26 (13.00%) Linux
3 12 (6.00%) Unix
4 5 (2.50%) AIX
4 5 (2.50%) VMS
5 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) HPUX
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.00%) Migration
2 34 (17.00%) CRM
3 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.00%) Scrum
6 18 (9.00%) Workflow
7 17 (8.50%) Data Migration
8 16 (8.00%) Document Management
9 14 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (6.00%) Project Management
10 12 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (5.50%) ETL
11 11 (5.50%) ITIL
11 11 (5.50%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.00%) Change Management
13 8 (4.00%) Business Analysis
13 8 (4.00%) Presales
13 8 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.00%) SQL
2 37 (18.50%) Java
3 21 (10.50%) C#
4 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.50%) C
6 4 (2.00%) ABAP
6 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.50%) X++
8 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) Jython
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.00%) Degree
4 5 (2.50%) CISSP
5 3 (1.50%) CEH
5 3 (1.50%) CEPT
5 3 (1.50%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.00%) CBAP
6 2 (1.00%) CPTE
6 2 (1.00%) GPEN
6 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.00%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.50%) WAI
3 3 (1.50%) WCAG
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.00%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) COBIT
5 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (3.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) UAG
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (25.50%) Oracle
2 42 (21.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.50%) SAP
4 11 (5.50%) Citrix
5 9 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.50%) VMware
6 8 (4.00%) Cisco
6 8 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 7 (3.50%) Varonis
8 6 (3.00%) Adobe
8 6 (3.00%) Polycom
9 5 (2.50%) Dell
9 5 (2.50%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.00%) F5
10 4 (2.00%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.00%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.50%) FireEye
11 3 (1.50%) LogLogic
11 3 (1.50%) Palo Alto
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