The median contractor rate for a IT Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
England / London
Rank 389 405 391
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 19 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.100% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 16
Median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
City of London -1 3 £575 +43.75% 4
West End of London - 1 £400 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT 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 London region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Information Security
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
5 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
5 6 (14.63%) Security Management
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Banking
6 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) COBIT
6 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) Legal
6 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
6 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
7 4 (9.76%) Splunk
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) e-Learning
7 4 (9.76%) CMMI
7 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Misys Midas
1 1 (2.44%) Sage 50
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.44%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) e-Learning
3 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Information Security
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Security Management
4 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
5 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) CMMI
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 3 (7.32%) BPMN
7 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) ABAP
3 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) COBIT
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) GDPR
3 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) BS25999
4 1 (2.44%) GAMP
4 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ISO22301
4 1 (2.44%) PMO
4 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Snort
2 1 (2.44%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
1 4 (9.76%) Splunk
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) Snow
4 1 (2.44%) Workday
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