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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 285 325 304
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 131 77 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 48
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£463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £356 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +19 24 £463 -2.63% 20
Enfield - 5 £388 -
Brentford -7 2 £513 +13.88%
Hounslow - 1 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (23.50%) Windows
2 45 (19.23%) XML
2 45 (19.23%) SQL
3 44 (18.80%) HTML
3 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 44 (18.80%) Finance
4 36 (15.38%) Linux
5 34 (14.53%) SSL
5 34 (14.53%) Migration
6 32 (13.68%) ITIL
6 32 (13.68%) Java
6 32 (13.68%) Oracle
7 30 (12.82%) Web Services
8 29 (12.39%) CRM
9 28 (11.97%) SOAP
9 28 (11.97%) JavaScript
10 27 (11.54%) UNIX
11 26 (11.11%) Service Management
12 25 (10.68%) Degree
13 24 (10.26%) SOA
14 23 (9.83%) LDAP
14 23 (9.83%) Project Management
15 22 (9.40%) ITSM
15 22 (9.40%) Security Cleared
15 22 (9.40%) ServiceNow
16 21 (8.97%) CSS
16 21 (8.97%) SAP
17 20 (8.55%) Cisco
18 19 (8.12%) Ajax
18 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.26%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.84%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.84%) JBoss
2 16 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.98%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.42%) Lync
5 3 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.85%) Drupal
6 2 (0.85%) Confluence
6 2 (0.85%) SAS
6 2 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.71%) IaaS
3 3 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Force.com
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.43%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.53%) SSL
2 23 (9.83%) LDAP
3 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.12%) Internet
4 18 (7.69%) VPN
5 14 (5.98%) Firewall
6 11 (4.70%) OSPF
7 10 (4.27%) BGP
7 10 (4.27%) MPLS
8 6 (2.56%) Network Security
9 5 (2.14%) HTTP
10 4 (1.71%) DNS
10 4 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.28%) VLAN
11 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.43%) 4G
13 1 (0.43%) Multicast
13 1 (0.43%) GGSN
13 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.56%) MySQL
4 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.14%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.71%) Big Data
5 4 (1.71%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.71%) EDRMS
5 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.85%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.85%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.28%) LSMW
1 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.85%) Selenium
2 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.43%) Ant
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) Maven
3 1 (0.43%) MorphX
3 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (18.80%) Finance
2 14 (5.98%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.27%) Banking
3 10 (4.27%) Retail
4 7 (2.99%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.14%) Advertising
6 4 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.23%) XML
2 44 (18.80%) HTML
3 30 (12.82%) Web Services
4 28 (11.97%) SOAP
5 21 (8.97%) CSS
6 19 (8.12%) J2EE
6 19 (8.12%) Ajax
7 18 (7.69%) .NET
8 17 (7.26%) COM
9 8 (3.42%) REST
10 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.71%) Middleware
10 4 (1.71%) EDI
10 4 (1.71%) JRules
11 3 (1.28%) Mason
11 3 (1.28%) SAP PI
11 3 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.28%) Visualforce
11 3 (1.28%) HTML5
12 2 (0.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) CMDB
2 16 (6.84%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.28%) iPad
6 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Flash Games
7 2 (0.85%) Biometrics
7 2 (0.85%) Tandem
7 2 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.50%) Windows
2 36 (15.38%) Linux
3 27 (11.54%) UNIX
4 13 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.53%) Migration
2 32 (13.68%) ITIL
3 29 (12.39%) CRM
4 26 (11.11%) Service Management
5 24 (10.26%) SOA
6 23 (9.83%) Project Management
7 22 (9.40%) ITSM
8 18 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 18 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (7.69%) ITIL V2
8 18 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
9 15 (6.41%) Test Planning
10 13 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 9 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.42%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.99%) ETL
14 6 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (2.56%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.23%) SQL
2 32 (13.68%) Java
3 28 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.13%) C#
6 7 (2.99%) ABAP
7 4 (1.71%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
8 3 (1.28%) VBScript
9 2 (0.85%) Ruby
9 2 (0.85%) X++
9 2 (0.85%) Groovy
9 2 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) VBA
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Degree
2 22 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.98%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.27%) CCNP
6 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.42%) HP MASE
7 4 (1.71%) PhD
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ACCA
8 1 (0.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (1.71%) UAG
4 3 (1.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) Varnish
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) RACF
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) ACF2
6 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (4.27%) SCCM
3 4 (1.71%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.28%) Control-M
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.85%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.43%) WMI
6 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.43%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.68%) Oracle
3 22 (9.40%) ServiceNow
4 21 (8.97%) SAP
5 20 (8.55%) Cisco
6 17 (7.26%) VMware
7 15 (6.41%) HP
8 13 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 12 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (5.13%) Juniper
10 11 (4.70%) Riverbed
10 11 (4.70%) F5
11 10 (4.27%) Citrix
12 9 (3.85%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.99%) Mercator
14 6 (2.56%) BMC
14 6 (2.56%) IBM
14 6 (2.56%) Varonis
15 5 (2.14%) Blue Coat
16 4 (1.71%) Sophos
North London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £450 - £520 per day + or market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago