The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £425 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
Support Consultant
England / London
Rank 392 412 362
Rank change year-on-year +20 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 14 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

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%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in London

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) SAP
3 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (16.13%) SAP CO
5 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 5 (16.13%) SAP FI
5 5 (16.13%) Workday
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) HTTP
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.45%) SLA
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
8 2 (6.45%) Reuters
8 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
8 2 (6.45%) 3G
8 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
8 2 (6.45%) Front Office
8 2 (6.45%) Back Office
8 2 (6.45%) VBA

Support 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP CO
1 5 (16.13%) SAP FI
1 5 (16.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (3.23%) Misys Opics
3 1 (3.23%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) 3G
2 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (3.23%) Telnet
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) EDI
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Equities
2 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) OO
4 1 (3.23%) OOP
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.23%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCA
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Workday
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Altiris
4 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Reuters
4 2 (6.45%) Siebel
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Calypso
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) NetScout
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Yardi