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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / London
Rank 297 332 317
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 103 80 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 36 53
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £448 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 8 £500 +13.63% 10
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 59 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (28.89%) Finance
3 42 (23.33%) Oracle
4 41 (22.78%) SQL
5 36 (20.00%) CRM
6 32 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 28 (15.56%) Java
8 27 (15.00%) HTML
9 26 (14.44%) Migration
10 22 (12.22%) C#
10 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
10 22 (12.22%) .NET
11 20 (11.11%) Web Services
12 18 (10.00%) XML
12 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 18 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 18 (10.00%) Windows
12 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
13 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (8.89%) Active Directory
14 16 (8.89%) Workflow
14 16 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
15 15 (8.33%) Skype for Business
15 15 (8.33%) SAP
16 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
16 14 (7.78%) Case Management
17 13 (7.22%) Data Migration
17 13 (7.22%) Banking

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 18 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.67%) JBoss
5 3 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.11%) CMS
6 2 (1.11%) Documentum
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (1.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.11%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.56%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Yammer
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle CX
3 2 (1.11%) Responsys
3 2 (1.11%) Taleo
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Firewall
2 7 (3.89%) Skype
3 4 (2.22%) DNS
4 3 (1.67%) DHCP
4 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.11%) BGP
5 2 (1.11%) Network Security
5 2 (1.11%) OSPF
5 2 (1.11%) SAN
5 2 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.11%) VLAN
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.56%) VPLS
6 1 (0.56%) WAAS
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.89%) DB2
4 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) DataStage
8 1 (0.56%) Essbase
8 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.56%) Ingres
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MSTest
1 6 (3.33%) NUnit
2 3 (1.67%) Log4j
3 2 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (28.89%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Banking
3 11 (6.11%) Marketing
4 7 (3.89%) Advertising
4 7 (3.89%) Back Office
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Front Office
5 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Billing
6 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Law
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.00%) HTML
2 22 (12.22%) .NET
3 20 (11.11%) Web Services
4 18 (10.00%) XML
5 10 (5.56%) CSS
6 9 (5.00%) JSP
6 9 (5.00%) SOAP
7 7 (3.89%) Middleware
7 7 (3.89%) REST
7 7 (3.89%) WCF
7 7 (3.89%) XSLT
8 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.33%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.33%) SAML
8 6 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.67%) COM
10 3 (1.67%) Java EE
10 3 (1.67%) JMS
10 3 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.56%) Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.00%) Windows
2 12 (6.67%) Unix
3 7 (3.89%) Linux
4 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.00%) CRM
2 26 (14.44%) Migration
3 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.89%) Workflow
6 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
6 14 (7.78%) Case Management
7 13 (7.22%) Data Migration
8 11 (6.11%) TOGAF
9 10 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (5.00%) Change Management
10 9 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (5.00%) ITIL
10 9 (5.00%) Wealth Management
11 8 (4.44%) Presales
11 8 (4.44%) Project Management
11 8 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) SQL
2 28 (15.56%) Java
3 22 (12.22%) C#
3 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.89%) C
5 7 (3.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.22%) ABAP
7 3 (1.67%) Groovy
8 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Degree
2 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) CISSP
5 2 (1.11%) MCP
5 2 (1.11%) MCSA
5 2 (1.11%) MCSD
5 2 (1.11%) MCSE
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CEH
6 1 (0.56%) CEPT
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CISM
6 1 (0.56%) CPTE
6 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.56%) GPEN
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) RMADS
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.11%) Snort
3 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.56%) Nagios
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.33%) Oracle
3 15 (8.33%) SAP
4 10 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.00%) Citrix
5 9 (5.00%) IBM
6 6 (3.33%) Adobe
7 5 (2.78%) Polycom
8 4 (2.22%) Calypso
8 4 (2.22%) Cisco
8 4 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (2.22%) SunGard
9 3 (1.67%) F5
9 3 (1.67%) Infor
9 3 (1.67%) Juniper
9 3 (1.67%) Misys
9 3 (1.67%) Splunk
9 3 (1.67%) VMware
10 2 (1.11%) OpenText
10 2 (1.11%) Sourcefire
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