Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Support Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 724 667
Rank change year-on-year -1 -57 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 96 154 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 100 108
England median daily rate £360 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% - +9.23%
10th Percentile £230 £263 £225
90th Percentile £488 £488 £516
UK median daily rate £360 £360 £350
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
England median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.50% +21.21%
UK median hourly rate £35.25 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.55% -27.50% +21.21%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83672 96526 97318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.11% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54598 63585 61301
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2836 3805
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.48
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Support Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in England

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in England

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Consultant in England

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in England

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 36 £325 -18.75% 10
North of England +45 12 £335 +3.08% 2
South East +9 11 £351 -6.33% 12
North West +22 8 £365 +12.31% 2
South West +3 6 £405 +24.62% 3
East of England -9 6 £413 +39.83% 3
North East +45 4 £290 -3.33%
Midlands +16 4 £475 +46.15% 5
East Midlands -19 2 £375 +15.38% 3
West Midlands +30 1 £475 +5.56% 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) SAP
3 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (15.63%) Cognos
4 15 (15.63%) IBM
4 15 (15.63%) Cognos Controller
5 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
6 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.42%) SQL
8 9 (9.38%) Oracle
8 9 (9.38%) ITIL
8 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
9 8 (8.33%) Change Management
9 8 (8.33%) Banking
10 7 (7.29%) Migration
10 7 (7.29%) Linux
11 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
11 6 (6.25%) SLA
11 6 (6.25%) SAP FI
11 6 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (6.25%) SAP CO
12 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (5.21%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (5.21%) Project Management
12 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (5.21%) DHCP
12 5 (5.21%) DNS
12 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
12 5 (5.21%) Windows
13 4 (4.17%) Unix

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.08%) Drupal
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) JBoss
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Cognos Controller
2 6 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 6 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 6 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.13%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.08%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.08%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.04%) Misys Opics
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.04%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (1.04%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) DHCP
1 5 (5.21%) DNS
2 4 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) BGP
3 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.08%) Skype
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.04%) DPNSS
4 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.04%) IPsec
4 1 (1.04%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) QSIG
4 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (1.04%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.04%) VLAN
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Front Office
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.08%) LAMP
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) XSLT
3 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.08%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) EPoS
3 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.04%) EMV
4 1 (1.04%) Equities
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.38%) ITIL
2 8 (8.33%) Change Management
3 7 (7.29%) Migration
4 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 4 (4.17%) Data Management
5 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.17%) ERP
5 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.17%) Service Management
5 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.13%) Master Data Management
6 3 (3.13%) Workflow
7 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) CRM
7 2 (2.08%) Data Security
7 2 (2.08%) E-business
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.08%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.08%) X++
3 1 (1.04%) ABAP
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) CISSP
5 3 (3.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.08%) CCNP
6 2 (2.08%) CEH
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) CISM
6 2 (2.08%) MCITP
6 2 (2.08%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) CCIE
7 1 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) CNA
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) MCDST
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) PMO
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.04%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) SAP
2 15 (15.63%) Cognos
2 15 (15.63%) IBM
3 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) Siebel
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) Workday
7 2 (2.08%) BMC
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec
7 2 (2.08%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.04%) Mitel
8 1 (1.04%) NetScout
8 1 (1.04%) Riverbed
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