The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

IT Consultant
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 388 389
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 22 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 16
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £725 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 -6 6 £461 -16.13% 5
Brentford - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Information Security
3 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
4 8 (19.51%) Banking
5 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.63%) SIEM
6 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.20%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (12.20%) Security Management
7 5 (12.20%) Legal
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 5 (12.20%) Splunk
8 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
8 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) CISSP
8 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) CISM
9 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.32%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (7.32%) GDPR
9 3 (7.32%) CISA
9 3 (7.32%) Firewall

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Information Security
2 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
3 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
3 6 (14.63%) SIEM
4 5 (12.20%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (12.20%) Security Management
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
5 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
6 3 (7.32%) IT Governance
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) ABAP
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CISM
1 4 (9.76%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
4 1 (2.44%) GAMP
4 1 (2.44%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) IAG
1 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Core Impact
1 1 (2.44%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
1 5 (12.20%) Splunk
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) NetWitness
4 1 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.44%) Varonis
London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 days ago