The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 227 256 248
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 12 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
Median daily rate £383 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £184 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- +2.11%
Support 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7241 9001 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.46% 94.86% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5215 5077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 509 509
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Consultant across the South East region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant across the South East region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +14 4 - -
Hampshire +27 3 £383 +155.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 £283 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 £525 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +2 1 £475 +47.85%
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Support 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 South East region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (24.00%) ERD
5 6 (24.00%) SQLPlus
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) XSL
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) Northgate
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (16.00%) 4G
7 4 (16.00%) LTE
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) GSM
7 4 (16.00%) UMTS
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) 3G
7 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) HFM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) 3G
1 4 (16.00%) 4G
1 4 (16.00%) GSM
1 4 (16.00%) LTE
1 4 (16.00%) UMTS
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XSL
2 5 (20.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ERD
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Northgate
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) NetCracker
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
7 1 (4.00%) VMware