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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 296 333 314
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 111 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 44
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £383 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +14 30 £440 -2.22% 28
Enfield - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 54 (21.34%) SQL
1 54 (21.34%) Windows
2 53 (20.95%) Finance
3 44 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 42 (16.60%) XML
5 35 (13.83%) Migration
6 34 (13.44%) Oracle
6 34 (13.44%) HTML
6 34 (13.44%) Java
6 34 (13.44%) Linux
7 33 (13.04%) CRM
8 32 (12.65%) ITIL
9 28 (11.07%) Project Management
9 28 (11.07%) Web Services
10 25 (9.88%) SSL
10 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
11 22 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 21 (8.30%) .NET
12 21 (8.30%) SharePoint
13 20 (7.91%) UNIX
13 20 (7.91%) Cisco
13 20 (7.91%) SOA
13 20 (7.91%) Degree
13 20 (7.91%) SDLC
14 19 (7.51%) Test Planning
14 19 (7.51%) QA
14 19 (7.51%) SOAP
15 17 (6.72%) SAP
15 17 (6.72%) C#
15 17 (6.72%) PRINCE2

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (8.30%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.53%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.53%) JBoss
2 14 (5.53%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (3.16%) Lync
5 4 (1.58%) Drupal
5 4 (1.58%) CMS
5 4 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.19%) Kentico
7 2 (0.79%) SAS
7 2 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) MS Project
3 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 16 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.98%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.95%) Office 365
2 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.58%) SaaS
3 4 (1.58%) IaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.79%) Taleo
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Force.com
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) Veeva
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.88%) SSL
2 16 (6.32%) Internet
3 15 (5.93%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.53%) LDAP
4 14 (5.53%) Firewall
5 12 (4.74%) VPN
6 8 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.37%) Network Security
7 6 (2.37%) MPLS
7 6 (2.37%) OSPF
7 6 (2.37%) BGP
8 5 (1.98%) HTTP
9 3 (1.19%) DNS
9 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.79%) VLAN
11 1 (0.40%) GGSN
11 1 (0.40%) 3G
11 1 (0.40%) Intranet
11 1 (0.40%) Broadband
11 1 (0.40%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.77%) MySQL
2 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.58%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.58%) Big Data
5 4 (1.58%) EDRMS
5 4 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.58%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.79%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.79%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.58%) PeopleTools
3 4 (1.58%) Selenium
3 4 (1.58%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.19%) LSMW
5 2 (0.79%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.79%) Ant
5 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) MorphX
General
1 53 (20.95%) Finance
2 13 (5.14%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.95%) Banking
3 10 (3.95%) Retail
4 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.77%) Marketing
5 5 (1.98%) Advertising
6 4 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.60%) XML
2 34 (13.44%) HTML
3 28 (11.07%) Web Services
4 21 (8.30%) .NET
5 19 (7.51%) SOAP
6 15 (5.93%) CSS
6 15 (5.93%) J2EE
7 13 (5.14%) Ajax
8 11 (4.35%) COM
9 7 (2.77%) EDI
10 6 (2.37%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.58%) Middleware
11 4 (1.58%) Django
11 4 (1.58%) LAMP
11 4 (1.58%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.58%) REST
12 3 (1.19%) Mason
12 3 (1.19%) SAP PI
12 3 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.19%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Client/Server
2 12 (4.74%) CMDB
3 9 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.16%) HP Storage
5 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.37%) iPad
5 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.58%) Tandem
7 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) Flash Games
9 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.79%) FMCG
9 2 (0.79%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.34%) Windows
2 34 (13.44%) Linux
3 20 (7.91%) UNIX
4 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.56%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.79%) Android
9 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.83%) Migration
2 33 (13.04%) CRM
3 32 (12.65%) ITIL
4 28 (11.07%) Project Management
5 20 (7.91%) SOA
5 20 (7.91%) SDLC
6 19 (7.51%) Test Planning
7 17 (6.72%) PRINCE2
8 16 (6.32%) ITSM
9 15 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.93%) Service Management
9 15 (5.93%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (4.74%) Data Migration
11 12 (4.74%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (4.74%) ITIL V2
11 12 (4.74%) Scrum
11 12 (4.74%) IT Asset Management
12 10 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.34%) SQL
2 34 (13.44%) Java
3 22 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.72%) C#
5 13 (5.14%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.16%) ABAP
7 4 (1.58%) Python
7 4 (1.58%) Ruby
7 4 (1.58%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.19%) X++
8 3 (1.19%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) Perl
9 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) VBScript
9 2 (0.79%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.91%) Degree
3 14 (5.53%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.16%) HP MASE
6 7 (2.77%) CCNP
7 4 (1.58%) PhD
8 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) CCDP
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.51%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (1.58%) UAG
3 4 (1.58%) Varnish
4 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) RACF
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) ACF2
6 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.74%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (3.95%) SCCM
3 4 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.58%) CA LISA
3 4 (1.58%) Puppet
3 4 (1.58%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.79%) SCOM
4 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.40%) WMI
5 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.40%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 44 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.44%) Oracle
3 20 (7.91%) Cisco
4 17 (6.72%) SAP
5 16 (6.32%) VMware
5 16 (6.32%) ServiceNow
6 15 (5.93%) HP
7 11 (4.35%) Citrix
8 9 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.16%) Mercator
9 8 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.16%) IBM
9 8 (3.16%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.77%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.77%) Varonis
10 7 (2.77%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (2.77%) Juniper
11 6 (2.37%) F5
12 5 (1.98%) AppSense
13 4 (1.58%) Blue Coat
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