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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 350 316 346
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 83 108 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 29
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £565 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 September 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 September 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 -2 11 £435 -8.42% 20
Brentford -3 1 £475 +5.55%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (21.11%) SQL
2 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.60%) Migration
3 37 (18.59%) Finance
3 37 (18.59%) Windows
4 26 (13.07%) ITIL
4 26 (13.07%) Java
5 25 (12.56%) CRM
6 24 (12.06%) Oracle
6 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.56%) Linux
8 20 (10.05%) Scrum
9 18 (9.05%) XML
10 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
10 17 (8.54%) .NET
11 16 (8.04%) JavaScript
11 16 (8.04%) HTML
11 16 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
12 15 (7.54%) C#
12 15 (7.54%) Web Services
12 15 (7.54%) Project Management
12 15 (7.54%) Degree
12 15 (7.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (7.04%) Security Architecture
13 14 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.04%) SAP
13 14 (7.04%) Document Management
13 14 (7.04%) Firewall
14 13 (6.53%) MS Excel

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.52%) CMS
4 4 (2.01%) Drupal
4 4 (2.01%) Lync
5 3 (1.51%) Kentico
5 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.51%) JBoss
5 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) IIS
6 2 (1.01%) SAS
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Project
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.01%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.50%) Maximo
6 1 (0.50%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Office 365
2 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.51%) SaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Taleo
4 2 (1.01%) Force.com
5 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) Firewall
2 10 (5.03%) SSL
3 8 (4.02%) LDAP
3 8 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (3.52%) VPN
5 6 (3.02%) Network Security
6 5 (2.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.51%) Internet
8 2 (1.01%) Extranet
9 1 (0.50%) 3G
9 1 (0.50%) X.509
9 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.50%) 4G
9 1 (0.50%) SAN
9 1 (0.50%) Broadband
9 1 (0.50%) GPRS
9 1 (0.50%) GSM
9 1 (0.50%) LAN
9 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.02%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (2.01%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.01%) SonarQube
2 4 (2.01%) Selenium
3 3 (1.51%) LSMW
3 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.51%) PeopleTools
4 2 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.50%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.50%) MSI
5 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.50%) Toad
5 1 (0.50%) Ant
5 1 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 37 (18.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Advertising
3 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.01%) Retail
4 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.01%) Law
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Billing
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.05%) XML
2 17 (8.54%) .NET
3 16 (8.04%) HTML
4 15 (7.54%) Web Services
5 9 (4.52%) SOAP
5 9 (4.52%) CSS
6 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.02%) Ajax
7 7 (3.52%) COM
8 5 (2.51%) J2EE
9 4 (2.01%) LAMP
9 4 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.01%) Django
10 3 (1.51%) Mason
10 3 (1.51%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.51%) Visualforce
10 3 (1.51%) Middleware
10 3 (1.51%) EDI
11 2 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (1.01%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) CMDB
3 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.02%) HP Storage
4 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.01%) Tandem
6 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.51%) FMCG
6 3 (1.51%) BBC
6 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.51%) iPad
7 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.59%) Windows
2 23 (11.56%) Linux
3 9 (4.52%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.51%) UNIX
7 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.60%) Migration
2 26 (13.07%) ITIL
3 25 (12.56%) CRM
4 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.05%) Scrum
6 15 (7.54%) Project Management
7 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.04%) Document Management
7 14 (7.04%) Security Architecture
7 14 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (6.03%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.52%) ITSM
10 9 (4.52%) Test Planning
10 9 (4.52%) SDLC
11 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.02%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.02%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (3.52%) ITIL V2
12 7 (3.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.11%) SQL
2 26 (13.07%) Java
3 16 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.54%) C#
5 5 (2.51%) Python
5 5 (2.51%) Ruby
6 4 (2.01%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.01%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.51%) PHP
7 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.51%) ABAP
8 2 (1.01%) VBScript
8 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.01%) C
8 2 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) X++
9 1 (0.50%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 15 (7.54%) Degree
2 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) HP MASE
5 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) MCSE
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) CCNA
7 1 (0.50%) CCDP
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) ACCA
7 1 (0.50%) CISA
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.01%) Varnish
3 2 (1.01%) XenApp
3 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (3.02%) SCCM
3 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.01%) CA LISA
3 4 (2.01%) Puppet
4 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.01%) SCOM
4 2 (1.01%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) WMI
5 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.50%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.06%) Oracle
3 14 (7.04%) SAP
4 12 (6.03%) HP
4 12 (6.03%) VMware
5 10 (5.03%) Cisco
5 10 (5.03%) Varonis
6 9 (4.52%) ServiceNow
6 9 (4.52%) Citrix
7 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.02%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.51%) AppSense
9 5 (2.51%) IBM
10 4 (2.01%) Pega
10 4 (2.01%) Mercator
10 4 (2.01%) CA
10 4 (2.01%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.01%) Avaya
12 2 (1.01%) SunGard
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