The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Consultant
Rank 647 625 614
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Consultant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Support Consultant in the job title.

Senior Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Support Consultant within the UK.

Senior Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Consultant within the UK.

Senior Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
England -10 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -

Senior Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Support Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet

Senior Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas