The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 556 530
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 44 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 60
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £276 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £333
% change year-on-year +2.08% +8.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.99 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

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 41139 48919 48101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.23% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26872 32291 29651
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1389 1923
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.07 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 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
London +13 15 £388 -3.12% 7
East of England -7 5 £425 +30.76% 2
North West +39 4 £380 +41.39% 6
South East +2 4 £228 -43.12% 4
South West +1 2 £324 -0.38% 1
East Midlands -10 2 £375 +15.38%
North East +17 1 £290 +20.83% 2
Support Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) SAP
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
5 12 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 12 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
6 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (11.90%) Windows
7 10 (11.90%) ITIL
7 10 (11.90%) DHCP
7 10 (11.90%) DNS
8 9 (10.71%) IBM
8 9 (10.71%) Oracle
8 9 (10.71%) Cognos
8 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
8 9 (10.71%) Cognos Controller
8 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
9 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
9 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (8.33%) Blackberry
10 7 (8.33%) Change Management
10 7 (8.33%) Banking
10 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
11 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business

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 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 12 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 12 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (10.71%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (3.57%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.38%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.38%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.38%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.19%) HFM
5 1 (1.19%) Misys Opics
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.19%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DHCP
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 6 (7.14%) Skype
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) BGP
4 2 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.38%) SNMP
4 2 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) SMTP
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) VoIP
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Front Office
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.19%) REST
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.19%) EMV
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.19%) Fintech
3 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.14%) Android
3 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.95%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Change Management
2 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.14%) Data Management
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (5.95%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.57%) ERP
6 3 (3.57%) Logistics
6 3 (3.57%) Master Data Management
6 3 (3.57%) Project Management
6 3 (3.57%) Service Management
7 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.38%) CRM
7 2 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.38%) Data Conversion
7 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.38%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.38%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) C
2 2 (2.38%) C#
2 2 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (1.19%) ABAP
3 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.14%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCA
7 2 (2.38%) CCNP
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) MCITP
7 2 (2.38%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) CCIE
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP
8 1 (1.19%) CNA
8 1 (1.19%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.19%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.19%) DameWare
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) SAP
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.71%) Cognos
3 9 (10.71%) IBM
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) Trend Micro
5 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) Workday
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) Siebel
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.19%) Altiris
8 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.19%) Mitel
8 1 (1.19%) NetScout
8 1 (1.19%) Reuters
8 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
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