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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 309 356 316
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 108 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 48
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
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
22220 23303 24417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.98% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15334 15998 16052
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 439 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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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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 +24 26 £475 +11.76% 14
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 59 (31.38%) Oracle
2 46 (24.47%) Finance
3 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
4 30 (15.96%) SAP
4 30 (15.96%) SQL
4 30 (15.96%) Migration
5 22 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (10.11%) Windows
6 19 (10.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 18 (9.57%) Banking
8 17 (9.04%) Data Migration
9 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (8.51%) ERP
9 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.98%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (7.45%) Retail
11 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
12 13 (6.91%) HTML
12 13 (6.91%) Validation
13 12 (6.38%) Workflow
13 12 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (5.85%) Java
14 11 (5.85%) CRM
15 10 (5.32%) VMware
15 10 (5.32%) Linux
15 10 (5.32%) .NET
15 10 (5.32%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
16 9 (4.79%) Investment Banking
16 9 (4.79%) Oracle General Ledger

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 9 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (4.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.13%) Lync
4 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.53%) CICS
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.60%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (10.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (4.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (4.79%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (4.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (4.79%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (3.72%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (3.72%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (2.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (1.60%) SunGard GMI
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (1.60%) SAP CO
11 2 (1.06%) HFM
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (1.06%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) Force.com
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Wireless
2 3 (1.60%) InfiniBand
2 3 (1.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.60%) VoIP
2 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.06%) SAN
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) SMTP
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.53%) VLAN
4 1 (0.53%) IMAP
4 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (4.79%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.19%) SAP BI
3 6 (3.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) Essbase
7 2 (1.06%) OLAP
7 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.72%) LSMW
3 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.53%) MorphX
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (24.47%) Finance
2 18 (9.57%) Banking
3 14 (7.45%) Retail
4 9 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.26%) Front Office
6 7 (3.72%) Back Office
7 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.13%) Advertising
8 4 (2.13%) Publishing
9 3 (1.60%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.06%) Marketing
11 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.53%) French Language
11 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.91%) HTML
2 10 (5.32%) .NET
3 8 (4.26%) Web Services
3 8 (4.26%) XML
4 7 (3.72%) REST
4 7 (3.72%) CSS
4 7 (3.72%) SOAP
5 6 (3.19%) DOM
5 6 (3.19%) XSLT
6 5 (2.66%) Middleware
6 5 (2.66%) SAML
6 5 (2.66%) J2EE
7 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.13%) HTML5
8 3 (1.60%) Mason
8 3 (1.60%) WebCenter
8 3 (1.60%) FpML
9 2 (1.06%) WinForms
9 2 (1.06%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.19%) Open Source
3 4 (2.13%) Replication
4 3 (1.60%) FMCG
4 3 (1.60%) Kindle
5 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.06%) Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) iPad
5 2 (1.06%) SecurID
6 1 (0.53%) PDA
6 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.53%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.11%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Linux
3 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.26%) UNIX
5 7 (3.72%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.66%) Solaris
7 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.06%) AIX
8 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.53%) zOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.96%) Migration
2 17 (9.04%) Data Migration
3 16 (8.51%) ERP
3 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (6.91%) Validation
5 12 (6.38%) Workflow
6 11 (5.85%) CRM
7 9 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.26%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.72%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.19%) E-business
10 6 (3.19%) Investment Management
10 6 (3.19%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.66%) Time Management
11 5 (2.66%) B2B
12 4 (2.13%) Scrum
12 4 (2.13%) DevOps
12 4 (2.13%) Data Governance
12 4 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.96%) SQL
2 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.85%) Java
4 8 (4.26%) C#
5 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.66%) Perl
6 4 (2.13%) Python
6 4 (2.13%) ABAP
6 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.13%) C
6 4 (2.13%) C++
6 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.13%) Ruby
7 3 (1.60%) VBScript
8 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.06%) PHP
8 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) X++
9 1 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.66%) CCIE
5 4 (2.13%) CCNP
5 4 (2.13%) CCNA
6 3 (1.60%) Degree
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.60%) CCDA
6 3 (1.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) VCP5
7 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.53%) VCP4
7 1 (0.53%) CCDP
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) PAS 55
3 1 (0.53%) EMIR
3 1 (0.53%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.13%) vSphere
2 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) XenApp
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.06%) IAG
5 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
5 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Puppet
2 6 (3.19%) SCCM
3 4 (2.13%) Nagios
4 3 (1.60%) WMI
4 3 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.53%) OpenView
6 1 (0.53%) Legato
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.53%) Control-M
6 1 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 59 (31.38%) Oracle
2 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.96%) SAP
4 12 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.32%) VMware
6 9 (4.79%) Cisco
6 9 (4.79%) IBM
7 5 (2.66%) Citrix
7 5 (2.66%) HP
7 5 (2.66%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.13%) Juniper
8 4 (2.13%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.13%) Dell
9 3 (1.60%) SunGard
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.60%) Retek
9 3 (1.60%) Sybase
9 3 (1.60%) Symantec
10 2 (1.06%) Sage
10 2 (1.06%) NetApp
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago