The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 26 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.46% 3.16% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 3.29% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £528 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 99.58% 95.98% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 182 154
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.38 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +13 4 £469 +17.18%
Lewes +4 3 £325 -13.33%
Hove - 3 £513 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) People Management
3 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Wyse
3 3 (15.00%) IVR
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) CAFM
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) QA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
2 1 (5.00%) IBM PureData
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) IVR
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) People Management
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (15.00%) XenServer
2 1 (5.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) Wyse
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Netezza
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) VMware