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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 27 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.92% 4.74% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 4.95% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Average daily rate
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£558 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.53% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £169 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
Consultant
Hampshire

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
222 202 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 92.50% 95.73% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 155
Average daily rate £383 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £37.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) LDAP
5 5 (23.81%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) CA
5 5 (23.81%) Time Management
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) ISEB
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) AIX
6 4 (19.05%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
6 4 (19.05%) CA Single Sign-On

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (14.29%) SAP SM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) SSH
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (14.29%) ATM
3 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Kalido
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) SPML
3 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) XAML
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (19.05%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Remedy
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.76%) Infor