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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.30% 3.41% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.64% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £340 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £255 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £435 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
282 275 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 93.07% 93.86% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 139 142
Average daily rate £325 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £160 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.73% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £13.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.33 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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
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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 -4 6 £450 +32.35% 1
Lewes - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (21.05%) VCDX
2 4 (21.05%) NetApp
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) IVR
4 2 (10.53%) MDX
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 2 (10.53%) Agresso
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Agresso
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) MDX
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
1 2 (10.53%) IVR
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) SUSE
1 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Management
4 1 (5.26%) SEO
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (21.05%) VCDX
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP