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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 275 325 307
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 125 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 46
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£463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £393 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
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
19641 20305 18742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.89% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13747 13733 12765
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 389 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.35 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 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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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 14 £475 - 27
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.18%) Finance
3 40 (18.26%) Oracle
4 39 (17.81%) SQL
4 39 (17.81%) XML
4 39 (17.81%) Windows
5 36 (16.44%) HTML
6 30 (13.70%) Web Services
7 29 (13.24%) SOAP
8 28 (12.79%) Java
8 28 (12.79%) Linux
8 28 (12.79%) SSL
9 27 (12.33%) UNIX
9 27 (12.33%) Security Cleared
10 24 (10.96%) Migration
11 23 (10.50%) Service Management
11 23 (10.50%) CRM
12 22 (10.05%) .NET
13 21 (9.59%) ITIL
14 20 (9.13%) JavaScript
14 20 (9.13%) Cisco
14 20 (9.13%) Project Management
14 20 (9.13%) Degree
15 19 (8.68%) SAP
15 19 (8.68%) LDAP
16 18 (8.22%) CSS
16 18 (8.22%) SOA
17 17 (7.76%) Internet
17 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
17 17 (7.76%) ITSM

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.94%) WebLogic
3 13 (5.94%) JBoss
3 13 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.83%) Lync
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.37%) IIS
5 3 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 2 (0.91%) SAS
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.83%) MS Office
4 2 (0.91%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.46%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.20%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.74%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (2.28%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.83%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.91%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.91%) HFM
8 2 (0.91%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) Office 365
2 4 (1.83%) IaaS
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) SSL
2 19 (8.68%) LDAP
3 17 (7.76%) Internet
4 15 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.85%) VPN
5 14 (6.39%) OSPF
6 13 (5.94%) MPLS
6 13 (5.94%) BGP
7 7 (3.20%) Firewall
8 5 (2.28%) HTTP
9 4 (1.83%) DNS
10 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.37%) VLAN
11 1 (0.46%) LAN
11 1 (0.46%) VoIP
11 1 (0.46%) WAN
11 1 (0.46%) DHCP
11 1 (0.46%) Intranet
11 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.46%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.65%) MySQL
4 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.83%) Big Data
6 4 (1.83%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.91%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.91%) Essbase
8 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.91%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.91%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.46%) Ant
3 1 (0.46%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.46%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) Xcode
3 1 (0.46%) MSI
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) MorphX
3 1 (0.46%) Maven
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Gradle
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
General
1 42 (19.18%) Finance
2 15 (6.85%) Banking
3 12 (5.48%) Financial Institution
4 11 (5.02%) Retail
5 6 (2.74%) Marketing
6 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.28%) Advertising
6 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.37%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.91%) Front Office
8 2 (0.91%) Back Office
8 2 (0.91%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.81%) XML
2 36 (16.44%) HTML
3 30 (13.70%) Web Services
4 29 (13.24%) SOAP
5 22 (10.05%) .NET
6 18 (8.22%) CSS
7 16 (7.31%) Ajax
7 16 (7.31%) J2EE
8 14 (6.39%) COM
9 13 (5.94%) REST
10 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.83%) HTML5
11 4 (1.83%) JRules
11 4 (1.83%) Java EE
11 4 (1.83%) EDI
12 3 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.37%) jQuery
13 2 (0.91%) Visualforce
13 2 (0.91%) JSON
13 2 (0.91%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) CMDB
2 13 (5.94%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.91%) Flash Games
7 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) PACS
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.81%) Windows
2 28 (12.79%) Linux
3 27 (12.33%) UNIX
4 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.83%) Android
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) zOS
10 1 (0.46%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.96%) Migration
2 23 (10.50%) Service Management
2 23 (10.50%) CRM
3 21 (9.59%) ITIL
4 20 (9.13%) Project Management
5 18 (8.22%) SOA
6 17 (7.76%) ITSM
6 17 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (7.31%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.85%) Customer Engagement
8 15 (6.85%) ITIL V2
8 15 (6.85%) IT Asset Management
9 12 (5.48%) Test Planning
10 11 (5.02%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.11%) Workflow
12 8 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.20%) ERP
13 7 (3.20%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.74%) Analytics
14 6 (2.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.81%) SQL
2 28 (12.79%) Java
3 20 (9.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.31%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.02%) C#
6 6 (2.74%) ABAP
7 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.91%) X++
9 2 (0.91%) Groovy
9 2 (0.91%) C++
9 2 (0.91%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.91%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) Perl
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 27 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.13%) Degree
3 14 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) DV Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.48%) CCNP
5 7 (3.20%) VCP4
6 4 (1.83%) PhD
7 3 (1.37%) CCIE
8 2 (0.91%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.46%) CCNA
9 1 (0.46%) CCDA
9 1 (0.46%) CISSP
9 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
9 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.39%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) PAS 55
2 1 (0.46%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (1.83%) UAG
4 2 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.46%) RACF
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.46%) ACF2
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (4.11%) SCCM
3 3 (1.37%) Control-M
4 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.26%) Oracle
3 20 (9.13%) Cisco
4 19 (8.68%) SAP
5 17 (7.76%) ServiceNow
6 14 (6.39%) F5
6 14 (6.39%) Riverbed
6 14 (6.39%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.39%) Juniper
7 13 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (4.57%) VMware
9 7 (3.20%) HP
10 6 (2.74%) Mercator
10 6 (2.74%) Dell
11 5 (2.28%) IBM
11 5 (2.28%) BMC
11 5 (2.28%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.83%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.83%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
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