The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.62% 13.39% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 14.85% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £351 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
215 229 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 90.34% 90.16% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 136 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Basingstoke region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (24.00%) Korn
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Python
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (16.00%) NAS
6 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) AWK
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) sed
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Alias
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (8.00%) Lync
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
2 3 (12.00%) DMZ
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.00%) ATM
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.00%) VXML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (4.00%) Underscore.js
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.00%) e-Health
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (24.00%) Korn
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) sed
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) AWK
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
3 3 (12.00%) Alias
4 2 (8.00%) Sage
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.00%) Isilon