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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 238 206 233
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 10 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 5
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£253 £294 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £157 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
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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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Hampshire -12 4 £250 - 4
Surrey -14 2 £390 +25.80% 1
West Sussex - 1 £298 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) CCIE
6 5 (20.00%) CCNP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Juniper
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DTS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) COM+
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) VMS
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Security
4 1 (4.00%) MOF
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCIE
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.00%) SCSM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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