The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Consultant
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 382 337
Rank change year-on-year +61 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 79 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 61
Median daily rate £530 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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 +18 10 £525 - 11
Enfield - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.52%) Linux
3 31 (20.53%) DevOps
4 27 (17.88%) Docker
5 26 (17.22%) Puppet
6 25 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (15.89%) Terraform
8 23 (15.23%) SAP
9 22 (14.57%) Kubernetes
10 21 (13.91%) Ansible
10 21 (13.91%) Jenkins
10 21 (13.91%) Finance
11 20 (13.25%) Ruby
11 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
11 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
11 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (12.58%) CentOS
12 19 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (12.58%) Public Cloud
12 19 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (11.92%) Mentoring
14 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
14 17 (11.26%) Banking
15 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (9.93%) Migration
16 15 (9.93%) VPN
16 15 (9.93%) Windows
16 15 (9.93%) SQL
17 14 (9.27%) Oracle
17 14 (9.27%) Active Directory

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 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.65%) CMS
1 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.99%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.99%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.66%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Sylvan
4 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (5.30%) IaaS
4 7 (4.64%) Office 365
4 7 (4.64%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle CX
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.32%) Route 53
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.66%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.66%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) VPN
2 7 (4.64%) Firewall
3 5 (3.31%) Network Security
4 3 (1.99%) HTTP
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 3 (1.99%) LDAP
4 3 (1.99%) SAN
4 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) FTP
5 2 (1.32%) LAN
5 2 (1.32%) VoIP
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 2 (1.32%) WLAN
6 1 (0.66%) BGP
6 1 (0.66%) DHCP
6 1 (0.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.66%) OSPF
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.61%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.97%) Power BI
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.65%) OLAP
5 4 (2.65%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.99%) Big Data
6 3 (1.99%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.99%) DB2
6 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.99%) QlikView
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.99%) JIRA
2 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) JMeter
3 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (13.91%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Banking
3 11 (7.28%) Retail
4 7 (4.64%) Marketing
5 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Front Office
6 3 (1.99%) International Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) .NET
2 6 (3.97%) Web Services
3 3 (1.99%) CSS
3 3 (1.99%) HTML
3 3 (1.99%) Kafka
3 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 3 (1.99%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) JSON
4 2 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.66%) Java EE
5 1 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.66%) LINQ
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.66%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.66%) Spring
5 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.95%) User Experience
3 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.31%) iPad
4 4 (2.65%) Blog
5 3 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.32%) CCTV
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) SCADA
7 1 (0.66%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) LIMS
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.52%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) CentOS
2 19 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (9.93%) Windows
4 8 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.31%) Unix
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.53%) DevOps
3 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.92%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.93%) Migration
7 14 (9.27%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.61%) Scrum
9 12 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.96%) Analytics
11 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.64%) CRM
13 6 (3.97%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (3.97%) Project Management
14 5 (3.31%) Asset Management
14 5 (3.31%) Data Analysis
14 5 (3.31%) ETL
14 5 (3.31%) Risk Management
15 4 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
1 20 (13.25%) Ruby
2 15 (9.93%) SQL
3 12 (7.95%) Java
4 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.65%) C#
7 3 (1.99%) Groovy
7 3 (1.99%) Python
7 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.32%) ABAP
8 2 (1.32%) Perl
8 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) CISSP
3 5 (3.31%) MCSE
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) CCIE
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) CISA
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCSD
6 1 (0.66%) SANS
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) MiFID
3 1 (0.66%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 27 (17.88%) Docker
2 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.62%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.65%) vSphere
5 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.66%) Firmware
6 1 (0.66%) HDFS
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (17.22%) Puppet
2 24 (15.89%) Terraform
3 22 (14.57%) Kubernetes
4 21 (13.91%) Ansible
5 8 (5.30%) SCCM
6 3 (1.99%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (1.99%) QRadar
6 3 (1.99%) SCOM
6 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (1.32%) Nagios
7 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.66%) EnCase
8 1 (0.66%) FTK
8 1 (0.66%) Graphite
8 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.66%) Kibana
8 1 (0.66%) logstash
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) SAP
2 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.27%) Oracle
4 9 (5.96%) IBM
5 7 (4.64%) Mercator
5 7 (4.64%) VMware
6 6 (3.97%) Remedy
7 5 (3.31%) Citrix
8 4 (2.65%) Cisco
8 4 (2.65%) HP
9 3 (1.99%) Adobe
9 3 (1.99%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.99%) Informatica
9 3 (1.99%) Siebel
9 3 (1.99%) Symantec
9 3 (1.99%) Tableau
9 3 (1.99%) Veritas
10 2 (1.32%) FactSet
10 2 (1.32%) hybris
10 2 (1.32%) NetApp
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