The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 18 April 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 East Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.31% 3.33% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 3.52% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate £325 £535 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.25% +33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £287 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
287 199 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 95.03% 94.76% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 98 160
Average daily rate £290 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.80 £25.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -3 5 £323 -39.71%
Hove +2 1 £500 -6.54%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (22.22%) Citrix
1 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
3 2 (11.11%) Moodle
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) Syclo
3 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) PBX
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (11.11%) Moodle
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
2 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) SCORM
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.56%) CIPD
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CCEE
1 1 (5.56%) CCIA
1 1 (5.56%) VCAP
1 1 (5.56%) NCDA
1 1 (5.56%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Syclo
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) CyberTech