Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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.

Support Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 543 538
Rank change year-on-year -43 -5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 48 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 40
London median daily rate £338 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -11.76% +18.88%
10th Percentile £209 £263 £225
90th Percentile £509 £488 £650
England median daily rate £350 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £19.49 -
England median hourly rate - £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +85.00% -22.60%

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 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
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 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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
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 Support Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 -11 8 £325 -31.58% 1
East London -8 1 - -
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) ERP
3 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.42%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) Windows
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 5 (10.42%) Banking
5 5 (10.42%) Middleware
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Unix
6 4 (8.33%) ITSM
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (8.33%) Data Management
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) J2EE
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (8.33%) Node.js
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) SAP EP
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (4.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (2.08%) Relativity
5 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (2.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Local Government
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.08%) Behat
5 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) Kafka
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Symfony
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) EPoS
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Equities
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ERP
2 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
2 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.33%) Data Management
3 4 (8.33%) ITSM
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Case Management
4 3 (6.25%) Content Management
4 3 (6.25%) Document Management
4 3 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 3 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (4.17%) DevOps
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.17%) Open Source Development
5 2 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) X++
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) ABAP
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CEH
2 2 (4.17%) CISM
2 2 (4.17%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.08%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) SAP
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Ariba
5 2 (4.17%) Capita
5 2 (4.17%) Pegasus
5 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) CA
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) hybris
6 1 (2.08%) Kofax
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO