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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 292 322 304
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 104 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £450 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £390 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
19404 20335 18290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 93.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13736 13930 12338
Average daily rate £440 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 331 375 514
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 13 £475 - 21
Bromley - 4 £375 -
Chessington - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.93%) Finance
3 42 (19.53%) Oracle
4 36 (16.74%) SQL
4 36 (16.74%) Windows
5 31 (14.42%) HTML
6 29 (13.49%) Migration
7 28 (13.02%) XML
8 23 (10.70%) SOAP
9 22 (10.23%) Web Services
9 22 (10.23%) SAP
9 22 (10.23%) Java
9 22 (10.23%) Linux
9 22 (10.23%) Security Cleared
10 20 (9.30%) Banking
10 20 (9.30%) UNIX
10 20 (9.30%) .NET
10 20 (9.30%) SSL
11 18 (8.37%) Service Management
11 18 (8.37%) Cisco
11 18 (8.37%) Degree
12 17 (7.91%) LDAP
12 17 (7.91%) CRM
12 17 (7.91%) SharePoint
13 16 (7.44%) ITIL
13 16 (7.44%) CSS
14 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
15 14 (6.51%) Project Management
15 14 (6.51%) Service Delivery
15 14 (6.51%) JavaScript

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.19%) JBoss
4 8 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.72%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) SAS
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) Apache
8 2 (0.93%) Lync
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) InfoPath
1 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.47%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.26%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.40%) HFM
7 3 (1.40%) Temenos T24
7 3 (1.40%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) IaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.30%) SSL
2 17 (7.91%) LDAP
3 13 (6.05%) VPN
4 12 (5.58%) OSPF
5 11 (5.12%) MPLS
5 11 (5.12%) BGP
6 10 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.19%) Internet
8 7 (3.26%) Firewall
9 3 (1.40%) VLAN
9 3 (1.40%) Wireless
10 2 (0.93%) VoIP
10 2 (0.93%) DNS
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.47%) Network Security
11 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.47%) SAN
11 1 (0.47%) WAN
11 1 (0.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.40%) Essbase
4 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.40%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.40%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.93%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Gradle
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.47%) Ant
4 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 45 (20.93%) Finance
2 20 (9.30%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Retail
4 7 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.79%) Front Office
5 6 (2.79%) Back Office
5 6 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.42%) HTML
2 28 (13.02%) XML
3 23 (10.70%) SOAP
4 22 (10.23%) Web Services
5 20 (9.30%) .NET
6 16 (7.44%) CSS
7 14 (6.51%) Ajax
8 11 (5.12%) J2EE
8 11 (5.12%) COM
9 10 (4.65%) REST
10 7 (3.26%) HTML5
11 6 (2.79%) XSLT
11 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.33%) DOM
13 4 (1.86%) Java EE
13 4 (1.86%) JRules
14 3 (1.40%) jQuery
14 3 (1.40%) WebCenter
14 3 (1.40%) WinForms
15 2 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.58%) CMDB
2 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.72%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.86%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) iPad
6 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.93%) Flash Games
6 2 (0.93%) SecurID
7 1 (0.47%) PDA
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.74%) Windows
2 22 (10.23%) Linux
3 20 (9.30%) UNIX
4 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.33%) Android
7 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.93%) Solaris
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.49%) Migration
2 18 (8.37%) Service Management
3 17 (7.91%) CRM
4 16 (7.44%) ITIL
5 14 (6.51%) Project Management
5 14 (6.51%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (5.58%) ITSM
6 12 (5.58%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (5.58%) ITIL V2
6 12 (5.58%) IT Asset Management
7 11 (5.12%) Data Migration
7 11 (5.12%) ERP
8 10 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.19%) SOA
9 9 (4.19%) Workflow
10 8 (3.72%) E-business
10 8 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.26%) Test Planning
12 6 (2.79%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.74%) SQL
2 22 (10.23%) Java
3 14 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.58%) C#
5 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.33%) VBScript
7 5 (2.33%) ABAP
8 4 (1.86%) C++
8 4 (1.86%) Perl
9 3 (1.40%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.40%) Python
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) C
10 2 (0.93%) Groovy
10 2 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 22 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.37%) Degree
3 14 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.58%) CCNP
4 12 (5.58%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.65%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.33%) CCIE
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) CCDA
7 2 (0.93%) CISSP
7 2 (0.93%) PhD
8 1 (0.47%) CEH
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CCDP
8 1 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) PAS 55
2 1 (0.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.93%) IAG
4 2 (0.93%) UAG
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) ACF2
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (5.58%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (4.65%) SCCM
3 4 (1.86%) Control-M
4 3 (1.40%) WMI
5 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.53%) Oracle
3 22 (10.23%) SAP
4 18 (8.37%) Cisco
5 14 (6.51%) Juniper
6 13 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (5.58%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.58%) F5
7 12 (5.58%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.12%) Riverbed
9 8 (3.72%) VMware
10 7 (3.26%) Dell
11 6 (2.79%) HP
12 5 (2.33%) BMC
13 4 (1.86%) Mercator
13 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.86%) IBM
13 4 (1.86%) Citrix
13 4 (1.86%) ILOG
13 4 (1.86%) Sybase
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £530 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: Up to £50,000 depending on experience + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £557 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 24 days ago