Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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.

Senior Consultant
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 429 471
Rank change year-on-year -66 +42 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 145 185 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 138 99
London median daily rate £525 £525 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £409 £412 £354
90th Percentile £694 £641 £693
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £66.50 -
% change year-on-year -42.86% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in London

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London -10 16 £463 -11.90% 6
West London -2 4 £350 -34.73%
East London -7 3 £725 +38.10% 3
South London -34 2 £713 +42.50% 1
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Java
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.41%) SAP
4 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.34%) Migration
6 14 (9.66%) Analytics
7 13 (8.97%) Windows
8 11 (7.59%) Linux
8 11 (7.59%) Unix
8 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.59%) HTML
8 11 (7.59%) Python
8 11 (7.59%) CRM
8 11 (7.59%) Big Data
8 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
9 10 (6.90%) Oracle
9 10 (6.90%) Banking
9 10 (6.90%) Retail
10 9 (6.21%) TDD
10 9 (6.21%) SAP CO
10 9 (6.21%) Front Office
10 9 (6.21%) SQL
10 9 (6.21%) CSS
10 9 (6.21%) IBM
10 9 (6.21%) DevOps
11 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
11 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (5.52%) BDD

Senior 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 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.45%) SAS
2 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.76%) JBoss
3 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.07%) Apache
4 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) SAP CO
2 8 (5.52%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (4.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (3.45%) SAP FSCM
4 5 (3.45%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (2.76%) SAP CAR
5 4 (2.76%) SAP Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.38%) SAP POS DM
6 2 (1.38%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.69%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 3 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.07%) Office 365
4 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Akamai
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) NAS
1 5 (3.45%) SAN
2 4 (2.76%) Firewall
3 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) Network Security
3 3 (2.07%) Skype
4 2 (1.38%) LAN
4 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.38%) WAN
4 2 (1.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.69%) IGMP
5 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.69%) IPsec
5 1 (0.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.69%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) WEP
5 1 (0.69%) WLAN
5 1 (0.69%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) Big Data
2 7 (4.83%) SAP HANA
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.76%) MySQL
4 3 (2.07%) Flink
4 3 (2.07%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.38%) Endeca
5 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.38%) Selenium
3 2 (1.38%) webpack
4 1 (0.69%) Ant
4 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.69%) JBehave
4 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.69%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Banking
2 10 (6.90%) Retail
3 9 (6.21%) Front Office
4 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.45%) Marketing
6 4 (2.76%) Back Office
6 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.07%) Billing
8 2 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) HTML
2 9 (6.21%) CSS
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) HTML5
3 7 (4.83%) Middleware
4 6 (4.14%) Web Services
5 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.45%) Kafka
5 5 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.45%) REST
6 4 (2.76%) J2EE
7 3 (2.07%) Ajax
8 2 (1.38%) Browserify
8 2 (1.38%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.38%) J2SE
8 2 (1.38%) OOCSS
8 2 (1.38%) React
8 2 (1.38%) RequireJS
8 2 (1.38%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) User Experience
3 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.76%) FMCG
4 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.76%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.07%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.07%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.38%) CESG
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.38%) Equities
6 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Windows
2 11 (7.59%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) Unix
2 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.07%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.34%) Migration
3 14 (9.66%) Analytics
4 11 (7.59%) CRM
5 9 (6.21%) DevOps
5 9 (6.21%) TDD
6 8 (5.52%) BDD
6 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.52%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.83%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (4.83%) Information Security
7 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.14%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.45%) Data Management
9 5 (3.45%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.45%) Project Management
9 5 (3.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.79%) Java
2 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.59%) Python
3 9 (6.21%) SQL
4 6 (4.14%) C#
5 4 (2.76%) Perl
5 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.07%) R
7 2 (1.38%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.38%) ES6
7 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
8 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) CISSP
1 7 (4.83%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) CISM
3 4 (2.76%) CISA
3 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) VCAP
4 3 (2.07%) VCP6
4 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) VCDX
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.69%) IISP
6 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PMP
6 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) COBIT
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.07%) XenApp
4 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.38%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.38%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) Docker
6 1 (0.69%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Ansible
2 4 (2.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.07%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) Terraform
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.38%) MOM
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) Packer
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.41%) SAP
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle
4 9 (6.21%) IBM
5 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.14%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.14%) VMware
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
7 4 (2.76%) AppSense
7 4 (2.76%) OpenText
7 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.76%) Splunk
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix
8 3 (2.07%) Pega
9 2 (1.38%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.38%) ATG
9 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.38%) McAfee
9 2 (1.38%) Retek
9 2 (1.38%) Tableau