Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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.

Technical Consultant
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 424 419
Rank change year-on-year -56 -5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 156 196 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 126 121
London median daily rate £475 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £33.92 -
England median hourly rate - £33.87 -

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +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 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in London

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in London

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in London

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in London

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
West London +14 21 £475 +7.95% 2
Central London -1 20 £460 -11.11% 15
North London - 10 £475 -
East London -13 2 - - 2
South London -32 2 - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (16.67%) SQL
5 20 (12.82%) Windows
6 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.90%) Migration
8 16 (10.26%) CRM
8 16 (10.26%) Oracle
9 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
9 15 (9.62%) Mercator
9 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (8.97%) Office 365
10 14 (8.97%) Web Services
10 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.33%) Project Management
11 13 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
12 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 12 (7.69%) Windows Server
12 12 (7.69%) Banking
13 11 (7.05%) SAP
13 11 (7.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (6.41%) Degree
14 10 (6.41%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (6.41%) Java
14 10 (6.41%) JavaScript
14 10 (6.41%) Unix
15 9 (5.77%) Advertising
15 9 (5.77%) Workflow

Technical 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 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.49%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.85%) nginx
4 4 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.92%) CMS
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.28%) Apache
6 2 (1.28%) Confluence
6 2 (1.28%) Documentum
6 2 (1.28%) Drupal
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.28%) JBoss
6 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.85%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.92%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.64%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.64%) Relativity
5 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.64%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.97%) Office 365
4 11 (7.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.49%) PaaS
6 4 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.92%) SaaS
8 2 (1.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.64%) Boomi
9 1 (0.64%) GitHub
9 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.64%) Taleo
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Firewall
2 7 (4.49%) Skype
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 6 (3.85%) SAN
4 5 (3.21%) NAS
4 5 (3.21%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (3.21%) VPN
5 3 (1.92%) HTTP
5 3 (1.92%) LAN
5 3 (1.92%) LDAP
5 3 (1.92%) Network Security
5 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.92%) WAN
5 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.28%) FTP
6 2 (1.28%) SMTP
6 2 (1.28%) SSH
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (2.56%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) Power BI
5 2 (1.28%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.64%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.28%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) MSTest
2 2 (1.28%) NUnit
3 1 (0.64%) Ant
3 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) LSMW
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
3 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Banking
3 9 (5.77%) Advertising
4 8 (5.13%) Marketing
5 5 (3.21%) Back Office
6 4 (2.56%) Front Office
6 4 (2.56%) German Language
6 4 (2.56%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.56%) Publishing
7 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.92%) Retail
8 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Local Government
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) Web Services
2 9 (5.77%) HTML
3 8 (5.13%) .NET
4 7 (4.49%) REST
5 6 (3.85%) XML
6 5 (3.21%) CSS
6 5 (3.21%) SOAP
7 4 (2.56%) Middleware
8 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.92%) JSP
8 3 (1.92%) SAML
8 3 (1.92%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.28%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.28%) J2EE
9 2 (1.28%) LAMP
9 2 (1.28%) Mason
9 2 (1.28%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
6 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 12 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.41%) Unix
4 7 (4.49%) Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.90%) Migration
2 16 (10.26%) CRM
3 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.33%) Project Management
5 10 (6.41%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (5.77%) Workflow
7 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.13%) Information Security
8 7 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (4.49%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.49%) Presales
8 7 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.49%) Runbook
9 6 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.85%) Data Management
9 6 (3.85%) ERP
9 6 (3.85%) Master Data Management
9 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) Java
2 10 (6.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.77%) C#
4 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.21%) C
5 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.92%) PHP
6 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.28%) Go
7 2 (1.28%) Perl
7 2 (1.28%) Python
7 2 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) ABAP
8 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.41%) Degree
3 5 (3.21%) CISSP
4 4 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) CISA
5 3 (1.92%) CISM
5 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) GDPR
2 4 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.64%) GAAP
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) SCOM
1 7 (4.49%) vRealize
2 5 (3.21%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (3.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.92%) Nagios
4 2 (1.28%) Control-M
4 2 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.64%) Netcool
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 15 (9.62%) Mercator
4 11 (7.05%) SAP
5 7 (4.49%) VMware
6 6 (3.85%) IBM
6 6 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.85%) Temenos
7 5 (3.21%) Ariba
8 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.56%) Cisco
8 4 (2.56%) Splunk
9 3 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.28%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.28%) Capita
10 2 (1.28%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.28%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.28%) Nintex
10 2 (1.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud