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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 231 246 203
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 15 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 21
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +9 8 £450 +2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £95 -68.33%
Hampshire +6 3 £309 -27.23% 2
Surrey -8 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.11%) Finance
7 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) MS Office
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 3 (8.33%) DNS
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) LAN
8 3 (8.33%) SAP
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.33%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
8 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.33%) Office 365
8 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (5.56%) Primavera
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP EHS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP GTS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SMTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) GSM
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) POP3
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) EMV
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (5.56%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Use Case
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) GFI Software
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Polycom
5 1 (2.78%) Progress
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Wyse
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