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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 327 360 301
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 82 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 44
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £334 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +11 14 £450 +5.88% 20
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (23.71%) Oracle
1 46 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.10%) Finance
3 35 (18.04%) SQL
4 28 (14.43%) Migration
5 23 (11.86%) Windows
6 22 (11.34%) .NET
7 21 (10.82%) SAP
8 20 (10.31%) HTML
8 20 (10.31%) Banking
9 19 (9.79%) SOAP
10 18 (9.28%) Web Services
10 18 (9.28%) XML
11 17 (8.76%) SQL Server
12 16 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (8.25%) Linux
13 14 (7.22%) CRM
13 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
13 14 (7.22%) Java
13 14 (7.22%) Cisco
13 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
13 14 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
14 13 (6.70%) Degree
14 13 (6.70%) REST
14 13 (6.70%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (6.70%) C#
14 13 (6.70%) ERP
14 13 (6.70%) UNIX
15 12 (6.19%) ITIL
15 12 (6.19%) Oracle Reports

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.06%) IIS
6 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.55%) JBoss
8 2 (1.03%) Apache
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.52%) CICS
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (4.64%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (4.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (4.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (2.58%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (1.55%) Temenos T24
9 3 (1.55%) HFM
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (1.03%) Agresso
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.19%) LDAP
1 12 (6.19%) SSL
2 9 (4.64%) VPN
3 8 (4.12%) OSPF
4 7 (3.61%) BGP
4 7 (3.61%) MPLS
5 6 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.58%) Firewall
6 5 (2.58%) Internet
7 4 (2.06%) Wireless
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.55%) VoIP
9 2 (1.03%) DNS
9 2 (1.03%) VLAN
10 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.52%) Multicast
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.52%) Network Security
10 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.52%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (2.06%) MySQL
4 4 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) Essbase
5 3 (1.55%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) SSDT
7 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Maven
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.52%) LSMW
3 1 (0.52%) MSI
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (20.10%) Finance
2 20 (10.31%) Banking
3 9 (4.64%) Investment Banking
3 9 (4.64%) Retail
4 7 (3.61%) Front Office
4 7 (3.61%) Back Office
5 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.34%) .NET
2 20 (10.31%) HTML
3 19 (9.79%) SOAP
4 18 (9.28%) Web Services
4 18 (9.28%) XML
5 13 (6.70%) REST
6 11 (5.67%) CSS
7 9 (4.64%) Ajax
7 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.12%) COM
8 8 (4.12%) J2EE
9 6 (3.09%) DOM
10 5 (2.58%) SAML
10 5 (2.58%) XSLT
11 4 (2.06%) Middleware
11 4 (2.06%) HTML5
12 3 (1.55%) WebCenter
12 3 (1.55%) Java EE
12 3 (1.55%) jQuery
12 3 (1.55%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.64%) Data Structures
2 8 (4.12%) CMDB
3 4 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.55%) Open Source
5 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.03%) Clustering
5 2 (1.03%) SecurID
5 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.86%) Windows
2 16 (8.25%) Linux
3 13 (6.70%) UNIX
4 9 (4.64%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.55%) AIX
7 2 (1.03%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.43%) Migration
2 14 (7.22%) CRM
3 13 (6.70%) ERP
4 12 (6.19%) ITIL
4 12 (6.19%) Service Management
4 12 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.15%) Workflow
5 10 (5.15%) Data Migration
6 9 (4.64%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.12%) ITSM
7 8 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (4.12%) IT Asset Management
7 8 (4.12%) ITIL V2
8 7 (3.61%) Business Analysis
8 7 (3.61%) Identity Management
9 6 (3.09%) Validation
9 6 (3.09%) E-business
10 5 (2.58%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.04%) SQL
2 14 (7.22%) Java
3 13 (6.70%) C#
4 11 (5.67%) PL/SQL
4 11 (5.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.06%) VBScript
6 4 (2.06%) Perl
6 4 (2.06%) C++
6 4 (2.06%) Python
6 4 (2.06%) Ruby
7 3 (1.55%) C
7 3 (1.55%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.03%) PHP
8 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
9 1 (0.52%) JCL
9 1 (0.52%) COBOL
9 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.70%) Degree
3 12 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.64%) CCNP
6 6 (3.09%) CCIE
7 3 (1.55%) CCNA
7 3 (1.55%) CCDA
8 2 (1.03%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) CEH
9 1 (0.52%) CISM
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CCDP
9 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) PAS 55
2 1 (0.52%) EMIR
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) vSphere
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.03%) XenApp
4 2 (1.03%) IAG
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (4.12%) SCCM
1 8 (4.12%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (3.09%) Puppet
3 4 (2.06%) Control-M
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.55%) WMI
4 3 (1.55%) Nagios
5 2 (1.03%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) OpenView
6 1 (0.52%) Legato
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (23.71%) Oracle
1 46 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.82%) SAP
3 14 (7.22%) Cisco
4 13 (6.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.15%) Juniper
6 8 (4.12%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.12%) Dell
6 8 (4.12%) VMware
6 8 (4.12%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.12%) F5
7 7 (3.61%) Riverbed
7 7 (3.61%) IBM
8 5 (2.58%) HP
9 4 (2.06%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.06%) BMC
9 4 (2.06%) Citrix
10 3 (1.55%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.55%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.55%) ILOG
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