The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 121 116 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.64% 7.10% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% 7.57% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 65
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£400 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £12.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+340.00% -69.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1951 1533 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.87% 93.82% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 912 923
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 122 163
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Hook -7 16 £365 -
Basingstoke -1 14 £363 -23.68% 8
Southampton -11 14 £335 -16.25% 5
Portsmouth -6 3 £469 +56.25% 1
Aldershot -11 2 £440 -12.00% 1
Fareham -5 1 - -
Farnborough -9 1 £550 +0.45% 2
Waterlooville - - - -
Winchester - - - - 4
Romsey - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 64 (26.12%) Security Cleared
2 49 (20.00%) Windows
3 45 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 41 (16.73%) Oracle
5 35 (14.29%) Finance
6 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
7 30 (12.24%) SQL
8 29 (11.84%) SAP
9 28 (11.43%) Migration
10 25 (10.20%) Active Directory
11 22 (8.98%) UNIX
12 21 (8.57%) Linux
12 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
12 21 (8.57%) VMware
12 21 (8.57%) PowerShell
13 19 (7.76%) HP
13 19 (7.76%) Cisco
14 16 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (6.12%) Project Management
15 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.12%) SAN
15 15 (6.12%) XML
16 14 (5.71%) ITIL
16 14 (5.71%) MS Excel
16 14 (5.71%) Firewall
16 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
17 13 (5.31%) C
17 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (5.31%) DV Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.67%) IIS
5 8 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.86%) Lync
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.22%) SAS
9 3 (1.22%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.82%) Apache
10 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.41%) Confluence
11 1 (0.41%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (5.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (3.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (3.67%) SAP SRM
4 9 (3.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (2.04%) BPCS
6 5 (2.04%) SAP BPC
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.22%) SAP HR
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (1.22%) SAP Business One
8 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Force.com
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.12%) SAN
2 14 (5.71%) Firewall
3 9 (3.67%) Internet
3 9 (3.67%) WAN
4 8 (3.27%) LAN
5 6 (2.45%) FTP
6 5 (2.04%) X.400
6 5 (2.04%) X.500
6 5 (2.04%) Network Security
7 4 (1.63%) HTTP
7 4 (1.63%) SMTP
7 4 (1.63%) LDAP
7 4 (1.63%) ATM
8 3 (1.22%) SSL
8 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.22%) NAS
8 3 (1.22%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.82%) IPsec
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (3.27%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.63%) DB2
6 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.22%) QlikView
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.82%) BODI
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.22%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.82%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.82%) AppScan
2 2 (0.82%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.41%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.41%) NUnit
3 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.45%) Military
5 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
6 4 (1.63%) Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.12%) XML
2 12 (4.90%) HTML
3 7 (2.86%) Middleware
3 7 (2.86%) Web Services
4 6 (2.45%) JSON
5 5 (2.04%) .NET
5 5 (2.04%) CSS
6 3 (1.22%) JSP
6 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.22%) jQuery
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.82%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.82%) XSD
8 1 (0.41%) Flash
8 1 (0.41%) EDI
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
8 1 (0.41%) WSDL
8 1 (0.41%) SAML
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.90%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.08%) AS400
2 10 (4.08%) Replication
3 9 (3.67%) iSeries
3 9 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.04%) User Experience
6 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.22%) Handset
7 3 (1.22%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 3 (1.22%) iPhone
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
8 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.00%) Windows
2 22 (8.98%) UNIX
3 21 (8.57%) Linux
4 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.86%) AIX
7 6 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.04%) Solaris
8 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.22%) Android
9 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.43%) Migration
2 16 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (6.12%) Project Management
4 14 (5.71%) ITIL
5 12 (4.90%) CRM
5 12 (4.90%) Workflow
6 10 (4.08%) ERP
6 10 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 9 (3.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.27%) E-business
8 8 (3.27%) Cash Management
8 8 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 7 (2.86%) Change Management
9 7 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.86%) ETL
9 7 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.24%) SQL
2 21 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.31%) C
4 11 (4.49%) VBScript
5 10 (4.08%) Java
6 7 (2.86%) Perl
7 6 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.45%) C++
7 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.45%) Korn
8 5 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.04%) C#
9 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.63%) ABAP
9 4 (1.63%) Python
10 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.22%) RPG
10 3 (1.22%) RPG IV
10 3 (1.22%) Ruby
11 2 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 64 (26.12%) Security Cleared
2 45 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.31%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.86%) Degree
5 6 (2.45%) MCSE
5 6 (2.45%) MCITP
6 5 (2.04%) MCSA
7 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.22%) CISSP
9 2 (0.82%) CISA
9 2 (0.82%) CCIE
9 2 (0.82%) MBA
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.41%) VCAP
10 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) GAAP
4 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.27%) vSphere
4 4 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.63%) XenApp
5 3 (1.22%) XenServer
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) Brightmail
6 2 (0.82%) vCloud
6 2 (0.82%) SRDF
7 1 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (1.63%) SCCM
1 4 (1.63%) SCOM
2 3 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.82%) WSUS
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.41%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (16.73%) Oracle
2 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 29 (11.84%) SAP
4 21 (8.57%) VMware
5 19 (7.76%) Cisco
5 19 (7.76%) HP
6 12 (4.90%) Symantec
7 11 (4.49%) EMC
7 11 (4.49%) IBM
8 7 (2.86%) Citrix
8 7 (2.86%) Proofpoint
9 6 (2.45%) Brocade
9 6 (2.45%) Clearswift
10 5 (2.04%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.22%) BMC
12 3 (1.22%) Remedy
12 3 (1.22%) McAfee
12 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.22%) IronPort
Andover, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Boss IT
Rate: £500 - £550 a day
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago