Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £461 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Technical Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 232 240
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 13 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
City of London median daily rate £461 £480 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +10.34% -8.42%
10th Percentile £316 £398 £355
90th Percentile £529 £580 £575
Central London median daily rate £460 £510 £435
% change year-on-year -9.80% +17.24% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6761 6355 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.52% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 5046 6770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +5.88%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Technical Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the City of London.

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

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in the City of London

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (15.38%) Power BI
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) C

Technical 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Power View
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) Power BI
1 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com