The median contractor rate for a Solutions Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Consultant
England / London
Rank 403 427 406
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.041% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.043% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Median daily rate £500 £498 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -13.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £500
% change year-on-year +4.39% -9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -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 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Consultant in London

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Consultant in London

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Consultant in London

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) SAP
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Google
5 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Broadband
7 2 (9.52%) PSTN
7 2 (9.52%) C
7 2 (9.52%) Network Design
7 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Travel Management
7 2 (9.52%) Huawei
7 2 (9.52%) SAP TM
7 2 (9.52%) xDSL
8 1 (4.76%) OpenID
8 1 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) Documentum
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (4.76%) SAP EM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
1 2 (9.52%) PSTN
1 2 (9.52%) xDSL
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAP TM
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) OpenID
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CMDB
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.76%) Mercator
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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