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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / London
Rank 305 365 297
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 101 60 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 68
Median daily rate £475 £495 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 10 £503 +11.66% 12
Chiswick - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.17%) Finance
3 43 (24.02%) Oracle
3 43 (24.02%) CRM
4 40 (22.35%) SQL
5 37 (20.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 27 (15.08%) C#
6 27 (15.08%) .NET
6 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
7 26 (14.53%) HTML
8 25 (13.97%) Java
8 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
9 24 (13.41%) MS Excel
9 24 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.41%) Active Directory
10 23 (12.85%) JavaScript
11 22 (12.29%) SAP
12 21 (11.73%) Business Analysis
12 21 (11.73%) Windows
12 21 (11.73%) Skype for Business
12 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (11.17%) Web Services
13 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (11.17%) Migration
14 19 (10.61%) XML
14 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.06%) Office 365
15 18 (10.06%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (10.06%) TOGAF
16 17 (9.50%) Zachman Framework

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 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.73%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.68%) JBoss
7 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.12%) Apache
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) Documentum
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 24 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (20.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.59%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.56%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.06%) Office 365
3 9 (5.03%) Yammer
4 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.12%) Responsys
5 2 (1.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.56%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Firewall
1 7 (3.91%) Skype
2 4 (2.23%) DNS
3 3 (1.68%) DHCP
3 3 (1.68%) Network Security
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) BGP
4 2 (1.12%) OSPF
4 2 (1.12%) VLAN
4 2 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) MPLS
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.91%) DB2
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.56%) DataStage
8 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.56%) Ingres
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MSTest
1 7 (3.91%) NUnit
2 3 (1.68%) JIRA
2 3 (1.68%) Log4j
3 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Babel
4 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Gradle
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 54 (30.17%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Banking
3 14 (7.82%) Retail
4 13 (7.26%) Marketing
5 8 (4.47%) Back Office
6 7 (3.91%) Advertising
7 5 (2.79%) Front Office
7 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.68%) Billing
8 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Law
9 2 (1.12%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) .NET
2 26 (14.53%) HTML
3 20 (11.17%) Web Services
4 19 (10.61%) XML
5 10 (5.59%) CSS
5 10 (5.59%) SOAP
6 9 (5.03%) COM
7 8 (4.47%) JSP
7 8 (4.47%) REST
7 8 (4.47%) WCF
8 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.91%) Entity Framework
8 7 (3.91%) Middleware
8 7 (3.91%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.79%) SAML
9 5 (2.79%) XSLT
10 3 (1.68%) Java EE
10 3 (1.68%) JMS
10 3 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.56%) Fintech
5 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) PKI
5 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.73%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Unix
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.02%) CRM
2 24 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.73%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.17%) Migration
5 18 (10.06%) TOGAF
6 17 (9.50%) Case Management
6 17 (9.50%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (8.94%) Workflow
8 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.70%) Data Management
9 12 (6.70%) Presales
9 12 (6.70%) SDLC
10 11 (6.15%) Service Management
11 10 (5.59%) Change Management
11 10 (5.59%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.59%) Project Management
11 10 (5.59%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.35%) SQL
2 27 (15.08%) C#
3 25 (13.97%) Java
4 23 (12.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.03%) C
6 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.23%) ABAP
8 3 (1.68%) Groovy
9 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.56%) ES6
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.12%) MCP
3 2 (1.12%) MCSA
3 2 (1.12%) MCSD
3 2 (1.12%) MCSE
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) CCIE
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.12%) Snort
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
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%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.02%) Oracle
3 22 (12.29%) SAP
4 18 (10.06%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.03%) Citrix
5 9 (5.03%) Infor
6 8 (4.47%) IBM
7 6 (3.35%) Adobe
7 6 (3.35%) SunGard
8 5 (2.79%) Calypso
8 5 (2.79%) Polycom
9 4 (2.23%) Cisco
9 4 (2.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (1.68%) F5
10 3 (1.68%) Juniper
10 3 (1.68%) Misys
10 3 (1.68%) OpenText
10 3 (1.68%) Splunk
10 3 (1.68%) VMware
11 2 (1.12%) Sourcefire
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