The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.84% 12.08% 8.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 12.66% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
Average daily rate
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£396 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £398 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £530 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 229 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.26% 95.42% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 133 88
Average daily rate £365 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £13.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Hampshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Korn
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) ATM
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) VXML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) E-Learning
1 2 (8.00%) SCORM
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) AIX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
1 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (12.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) MVC
2 2 (8.00%) OWASP
2 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Business Development
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) Korn
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
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
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.00%) Isilon
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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