The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 111 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £475 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £295 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Technical 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 2105 1871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.26% 93.97% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1268 1093
Average daily rate £385 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 133 115
Average hourly rate £17.45 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.75 £11.50
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%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hook -4 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £750 - 1
Winchester - 1 £323 -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe
5 2 (14.29%) Ariba
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (14.29%) Military
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Acrobat
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) POSIX
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) iSeries
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Email Filtering
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Ariba
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Arqiva
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse