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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.00% 6.11% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 7.14% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £368 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
192 154 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 96.00% 85.56% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 29
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) SAP SM
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) AWK
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Alias
6 3 (12.50%) SUSE
6 3 (12.50%) DMZ
6 3 (12.50%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP SM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.50%) NAS
2 3 (12.50%) ATM
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (12.50%) DMZ
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Kalido
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Service Management
1 4 (16.67%) Change Management
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (12.50%) AWK
1 3 (12.50%) Korn
1 3 (12.50%) sed
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.17%) SRDF
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Alias
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Sage
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
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