The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Hampshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 130 119 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.27% 6.87% 9.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 7.41% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 70 84
Average daily rate
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£389 £373 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1934 1606 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.34% 92.73% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 879 772
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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
Portsmouth +14 19 £411 +37.00%
Southampton -10 15 £330 - 5
Basingstoke +4 12 £425 -5.55% 5
Fareham +1 6 £355 +23.47%
Hook -6 6 £375 +1.35%
Aldershot -7 6 - -
Farnborough - 5 £338 - 10
Gosport - 5 - -
Eastleigh -1 1 - -
Winchester -1 1 £400 +44.14% 1
Romsey - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (23.19%) Oracle
2 50 (19.01%) Security Cleared
3 45 (17.11%) Windows
4 44 (16.73%) Finance
5 41 (15.59%) Microsoft
6 37 (14.07%) SC Cleared
7 36 (13.69%) SQL
7 36 (13.69%) Telecoms
8 35 (13.31%) UNIX
9 30 (11.41%) SAP
10 28 (10.65%) SQL Server
10 28 (10.65%) Linux
11 26 (9.89%) Cisco
12 25 (9.51%) HP
13 23 (8.75%) C
13 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (8.75%) Degree
14 21 (7.98%) Project Management
15 20 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (7.22%) Migration
16 19 (7.22%) VMware
17 18 (6.84%) MS Excel
18 16 (6.08%) CRM
18 16 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (5.70%) Oracle EBS R12
19 15 (5.70%) ITIL
19 15 (5.70%) ETL
19 15 (5.70%) MS Exchange
19 15 (5.70%) LAN
20 14 (5.32%) Java

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (5.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.56%) SAS
3 11 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.90%) Apache
7 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (1.14%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.76%) Lync
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (5.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (3.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (3.42%) SAP SRM
4 8 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.90%) BPCS
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.52%) SAP BPC
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (1.14%) SAP Business One
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (1.14%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.76%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) Force.com
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.70%) LAN
2 13 (4.94%) SAN
3 8 (3.04%) WAN
4 7 (2.66%) SSL
4 7 (2.66%) Internet
5 4 (1.52%) LDAP
5 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.52%) Network Security
6 3 (1.14%) ATM
6 3 (1.14%) X.400
6 3 (1.14%) X.500
7 2 (0.76%) Firewall
7 2 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.76%) SMTP
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.76%) IPsec
7 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.38%) VLAN
8 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.42%) SAP BW
4 8 (3.04%) Base SAS
4 8 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.76%) BODI
10 2 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.52%) AppScan
2 4 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.76%) Maven
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.76%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.38%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 44 (16.73%) Finance
2 36 (13.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.42%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.28%) Military
6 5 (1.90%) Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Retail
7 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.32%) XML
2 13 (4.94%) .NET
3 11 (4.18%) HTML
4 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.80%) Web Services
5 8 (3.04%) Middleware
5 8 (3.04%) CSS
6 6 (2.28%) WSDL
7 5 (1.90%) SOAP
8 4 (1.52%) JSP
8 4 (1.52%) JSON
9 3 (1.14%) J2EE
9 3 (1.14%) XSD
10 2 (0.76%) SAML
10 2 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.76%) Flash
10 2 (0.76%) JMS
10 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.76%) jQuery
11 1 (0.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.18%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.80%) Replication
3 7 (2.66%) AS400
3 7 (2.66%) iSeries
4 5 (1.90%) Clustering
4 5 (1.90%) EMV
5 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.52%) Handset
5 4 (1.52%) iPhone
5 4 (1.52%) Open Source
5 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.14%) CESG
6 3 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.14%) HACMP
7 2 (0.76%) Firmware
7 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.76%) SCORM
7 2 (0.76%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.11%) Windows
2 35 (13.31%) UNIX
3 28 (10.65%) Linux
4 10 (3.80%) AIX
5 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.90%) Android
5 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.52%) Solaris
7 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (7.98%) Project Management
3 20 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (7.22%) Migration
5 16 (6.08%) CRM
6 15 (5.70%) ITIL
6 15 (5.70%) ETL
7 12 (4.56%) Information Security
8 9 (3.42%) Data Modelling
8 9 (3.42%) SOA
8 9 (3.42%) Risk Management
8 9 (3.42%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.42%) E-business
8 9 (3.42%) Cash Management
9 8 (3.04%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (3.04%) Workflow
9 8 (3.04%) ERP
9 8 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.04%) Use Case
9 8 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.69%) SQL
2 23 (8.75%) C
3 14 (5.32%) Java
4 11 (4.18%) C#
4 11 (4.18%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.80%) Perl
6 8 (3.04%) C++
7 7 (2.66%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.90%) Python
8 5 (1.90%) Ruby
8 5 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.52%) ABAP
9 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.14%) PHP
10 3 (1.14%) VB
10 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.14%) Korn
11 2 (0.76%) REXX
12 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 50 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.75%) Degree
4 12 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.04%) CISSP
7 7 (2.66%) CCDA
7 7 (2.66%) CCDP
8 6 (2.28%) CISA
8 6 (2.28%) MBA
9 5 (1.90%) OCP
9 5 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.14%) CISM
11 3 (1.14%) MCSE
12 2 (0.76%) CCIE
12 2 (0.76%) CCNP
12 2 (0.76%) CCNA
12 2 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) QA
2 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) GPG13
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.28%) vSphere
4 5 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.52%) vCloud
6 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) Brightmail
7 2 (0.76%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) Snort
8 1 (0.38%) Nmap
8 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.90%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.76%) SCCM
4 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.38%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.38%) MOM
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 61 (23.19%) Oracle
2 41 (15.59%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.41%) SAP
4 26 (9.89%) Cisco
5 25 (9.51%) HP
6 19 (7.22%) VMware
7 10 (3.80%) IBM
8 8 (3.04%) Netezza
9 7 (2.66%) Symantec
9 7 (2.66%) Proofpoint
10 5 (1.90%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.90%) EMC
11 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.14%) Remedy
12 3 (1.14%) McAfee
12 3 (1.14%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.14%) Informatica
12 3 (1.14%) Juniper
12 3 (1.14%) Siebel
13 2 (0.76%) Guidewire
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networking People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Winchester
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago