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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 125 131 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.80% 5.81% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 6.18% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 66
Average daily rate £403 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
2052 2119 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.26% 93.93% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1277 1097
Average daily rate £385 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 134 116
Average hourly rate £17.45 £21.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Basingstoke -7 18 £425 -8.10% 2
Southampton +21 15 £400 -23.80% 3
Havant +16 8 £380 -10.58% 1
Winchester -8 8 £430 +2.38%
Farnborough +8 5 £600 +41.17% 2
Hook -14 5 £175 -50.00% 2
Aldershot +2 4 £405 - 1
Portsmouth +2 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Fareham -5 2 £375 +36.36%
Gosport -11 2 £536 -
Eastleigh - 1 £300 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 86 (34.68%) Security Cleared
2 77 (31.05%) SC Cleared
3 47 (18.95%) Oracle
4 38 (15.32%) SAP
5 34 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 31 (12.50%) Windows
7 30 (12.10%) Firewall
8 26 (10.48%) Finance
9 23 (9.27%) Migration
10 21 (8.47%) SQL
10 21 (8.47%) Cisco
11 19 (7.66%) Active Directory
11 19 (7.66%) LAN
11 19 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (7.26%) Information Security
13 17 (6.85%) Linux
13 17 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (6.45%) WAN
14 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (6.45%) Oracle Database
15 15 (6.05%) Unix
15 15 (6.05%) VMware
15 15 (6.05%) PKI
16 14 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (5.65%) Wireless
16 14 (5.65%) CRM
16 14 (5.65%) CheckPoint
17 13 (5.24%) CCNP
17 13 (5.24%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.42%) IIS
4 6 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.61%) SAP GRC
5 3 (1.21%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.81%) Exstream
6 2 (0.81%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.81%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (0.81%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.81%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.40%) SAP MRS
7 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.84%) Office 365
2 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.10%) Firewall
2 19 (7.66%) LAN
3 16 (6.45%) WAN
4 14 (5.65%) Wireless
5 12 (4.84%) VoIP
6 11 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (4.44%) VPN
7 9 (3.63%) Internet
7 9 (3.63%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.82%) DNS
8 7 (2.82%) SAN
9 6 (2.42%) SSL
10 4 (1.61%) FTP
10 4 (1.61%) HTTP
10 4 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.21%) CTI
11 3 (1.21%) Intranet
11 3 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.21%) Network Security
11 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.21%) DB2
7 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Selenium
1 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.21%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.23%) Marketing
4 6 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.21%) Billing
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) French Language
6 2 (0.81%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.23%) .NET
1 8 (3.23%) Web Services
2 5 (2.02%) SAP Basis
2 5 (2.02%) XML
3 4 (1.61%) JMS
4 3 (1.21%) Middleware
4 3 (1.21%) SAML
5 2 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.81%) J2EE
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.81%) POSIX
5 2 (0.81%) REST
5 2 (0.81%) SOAP
5 2 (0.81%) Spring
5 2 (0.81%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.40%) JSON
6 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.40%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.05%) PKI
2 10 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.02%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.21%) CESG
5 3 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.21%) User Experience
6 2 (0.81%) Clustering
6 2 (0.81%) CMDB
6 2 (0.81%) DataPower
6 2 (0.81%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.40%) EMV
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.50%) Windows
2 17 (6.85%) Linux
3 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.05%) Unix
5 13 (5.24%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.84%) AIX
7 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.63%) Solaris
9 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.27%) Migration
2 19 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.26%) Information Security
4 17 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (5.65%) CRM
6 13 (5.24%) Information Assurance
6 13 (5.24%) ITIL
7 12 (4.84%) Test Scripting
8 11 (4.44%) Service Management
9 10 (4.03%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.03%) Scrum
10 9 (3.63%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (3.63%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.63%) SIEM
10 9 (3.63%) Workflow
11 8 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (3.23%) Project Management
12 7 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.82%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.47%) SQL
2 10 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.02%) C#
3 5 (2.02%) Java
4 4 (1.61%) F#
4 4 (1.61%) Korn
4 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.21%) LINC
5 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.81%) ABAP
6 2 (0.81%) C
6 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) C-shell
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (34.68%) Security Cleared
2 77 (31.05%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.24%) CCNP
4 13 (5.24%) CISSP
5 11 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.03%) CLAS
7 9 (3.63%) CISM
8 8 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.02%) MCSE
11 3 (1.21%) Degree
11 3 (1.21%) MCP
11 3 (1.21%) MCSA
11 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.81%) CCNA
12 2 (0.81%) CCSP
12 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.40%) CCDP
13 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.02%) RMADS
3 3 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.42%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) XenApp
4 5 (2.02%) XenServer
5 4 (1.61%) UAG
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) SCCM
2 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.21%) Puppet
2 3 (1.21%) SCOM
2 3 (1.21%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.81%) QRadar
3 2 (0.81%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.40%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.40%) vRealize
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (18.95%) Oracle
2 38 (15.32%) SAP
3 34 (13.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.47%) Cisco
5 15 (6.05%) VMware
6 14 (5.65%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.44%) Citrix
7 11 (4.44%) HP
7 11 (4.44%) IBM
8 7 (2.82%) Adobe
8 7 (2.82%) Siebel
9 6 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.61%) BMC
10 4 (1.61%) Remedy
11 3 (1.21%) Ariba
11 3 (1.21%) IronPort
11 3 (1.21%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.21%) NetIQ
11 3 (1.21%) Novell
11 3 (1.21%) Symantec
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Please discuss rate ** excellent **
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago