The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 240 234 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 17 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
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£350 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
8465 8291 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.45% 92.53% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4905 4528 3914
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 416 580
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £300 - 1
Berkshire +7 5 £400 -8.57% 1
Hampshire - 3 £380 - 4
Surrey 0 2 £250 -37.50% 1
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England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) ERP
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) Agresso
4 3 (10.71%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (7.14%) R
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
5 2 (7.14%) Learning Management System
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) GFI Software
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) EdgeSight
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Agresso
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Sage 200
3 1 (3.57%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.57%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) POP3
1 1 (3.57%) SMTP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) DTS
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) COM+
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Learning Management System
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ERP
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Kanban
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) CMMI
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.14%) VB6
3 2 (7.14%) R
4 1 (3.57%) X++
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
1 2 (7.14%) XenServer
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (7.14%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) GFI Software
4 1 (3.57%) Ariba
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
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