The median contractor rate for a Management Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Management Consultant
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 154 176
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 2 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +217.24% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Management Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Management Consultant in the City of London

Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Management Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Management Consultant in the City of London

Management Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Management Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Management Consultant in the City of London

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Management 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 City of London region featuring Management Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) APMG
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet

Management Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Extranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) APMG
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware