The median contractor rate for a Solutions Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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.

Solution Consultant
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 419 414
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.055% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.058% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £450 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £423 £475
% change year-on-year -3.13% -10.89%  
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 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Consultant in London

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) CCIE
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Google
5 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory

Solutions 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Relativity
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Derivative
1 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
2 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 3 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Discovery
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PLM
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCIE
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow