The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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.

Support Consultant
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 396 409
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 14 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 21
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £23.85 -
% change year-on-year +151.57% -  

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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £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 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in London

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in London

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Consultant in London

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (10.34%) Workday
4 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Siebel
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) SLA
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow Management
6 1 (3.45%) Summit
6 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.45%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management

Support 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 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
1 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
1 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.45%) Misys Opics
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Relativity
2 1 (3.45%) Summit
2 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) BGP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.45%) Multicast
1 1 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (3.45%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Local Government
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Life Science
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) E-Discovery
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) ABAP
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Siebel
2 3 (10.34%) Workday
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Calypso
3 1 (3.45%) Capita
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Freshdesk
3 1 (3.45%) NetScout
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