The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Consultant
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 345 360
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 67 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 53
Median daily rate £523 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.88% -  

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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £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 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 28 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 +4 12 £475 -9.52% 12
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 29 (20.42%) SAP
3 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.49%) Banking
6 20 (14.08%) Windows
7 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.27%) Linux
8 16 (11.27%) User Experience
9 14 (9.86%) SQL
10 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.15%) DevOps
11 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (8.45%) .NET
11 12 (8.45%) Oracle
11 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
12 11 (7.75%) IBM
12 11 (7.75%) Migration
12 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
13 10 (7.04%) Analytics
13 10 (7.04%) Scrum
13 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.04%) Java
14 9 (6.34%) CRM
14 9 (6.34%) Retail
15 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (4.93%) SCCM
16 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
16 7 (4.93%) Docker

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 5 (3.52%) CMS
2 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.11%) Confluence
3 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.23%) SAP FI
3 5 (3.52%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (2.11%) Workday HCM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.41%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.70%) RMDS
6 1 (0.70%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.70%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.70%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.70%) Sylvan
6 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.82%) Office 365
5 3 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.11%) IaaS
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle CX
6 2 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.41%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (1.41%) PaaS
6 2 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.70%) Boomi
7 1 (0.70%) Datadog
7 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.70%) SaaS
7 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) SAN
3 3 (2.11%) DHCP
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) LAN
3 3 (2.11%) LDAP
3 3 (2.11%) NAS
3 3 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (2.11%) WAN
3 3 (2.11%) Wireless
4 2 (1.41%) FTP
4 2 (1.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.41%) VoIP
4 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.41%) WLAN
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.82%) Power BI
3 4 (2.82%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.82%) SAP HANA
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.11%) Big Data
4 3 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.11%) DB2
4 3 (2.11%) OLAP
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.41%) MySQL
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Archiva
4 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.70%) GitLab
4 1 (0.70%) MSI
4 1 (0.70%) NuGet
4 1 (0.70%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium
4 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 22 (15.49%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 7 (4.93%) Front Office
4 7 (4.93%) Marketing
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) International Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (1.41%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) Web Services
3 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.41%) LINQ
4 2 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) Java EE
5 1 (0.70%) JSON
5 1 (0.70%) Kafka
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.70%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) User Experience
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.82%) iPad
4 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.11%) Blog
5 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.11%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) CCTV
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.41%) FMCG
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Windows
2 16 (11.27%) Linux
3 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.93%) Unix
5 5 (3.52%) CentOS
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (9.15%) DevOps
4 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.75%) Migration
6 10 (7.04%) Analytics
6 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.04%) Scrum
7 9 (6.34%) CRM
8 7 (4.93%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.93%) Change Management
9 6 (4.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.52%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.82%) ETL
11 4 (2.82%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.82%) Project Management
11 4 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 10 (7.04%) Java
3 7 (4.93%) Python
4 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.52%) C#
5 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.82%) Perl
5 4 (2.82%) Ruby
6 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.41%) ABAP
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Groovy
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) R
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) MCSE
3 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.11%) CISSP
4 3 (2.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.41%) CCIE
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CCDE
6 1 (0.70%) CCDP
6 1 (0.70%) CCNP
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.93%) Docker
2 7 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.82%) vSphere
5 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.93%) SCCM
2 6 (4.23%) Ansible
3 5 (3.52%) Puppet
3 5 (3.52%) Terraform
4 3 (2.11%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (2.11%) QRadar
4 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.70%) Graphite
6 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.70%) Kibana
6 1 (0.70%) logstash
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) SAP
2 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.45%) Oracle
4 11 (7.75%) IBM
5 7 (4.93%) VMware
6 6 (4.23%) Cisco
7 4 (2.82%) Citrix
7 4 (2.82%) HP
7 4 (2.82%) Mercator
7 4 (2.82%) Symantec
7 4 (2.82%) Veritas
8 3 (2.11%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.11%) Siebel
8 3 (2.11%) Tableau
8 3 (2.11%) Workday
9 2 (1.41%) Cognos
9 2 (1.41%) Informatica
9 2 (1.41%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.41%) Remedy
9 2 (1.41%) Reuters
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