Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Consultant was £631 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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 Technical Consultant
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 608 607
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
London median daily rate £631 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% -9.09% +18.92%
10th Percentile £406 £380 £449
90th Percentile £750 £575 £600
England median daily rate £650 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +36.84% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +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 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Consultant in London

Senior Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Technical Consultant in London

Senior Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Technical Consultant in London

Senior Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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 -4 5 £375 -16.67% 2
Senior Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 4 (30.77%) Back Office
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
3 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Retek
5 2 (15.38%) MOM

Senior Technical 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 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Retek
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Temenos