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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 119 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.91% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.99% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£347 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.82% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
1808 1616 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.77% 92.18% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 866 618
Average daily rate £363 £360 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 167
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) MCSA
7 4 (23.53%) VBScript
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) MCITP
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) MCSE
9 2 (11.76%) LDAP
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) IIS
9 2 (11.76%) SAN

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) OLE
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-business
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C-shell
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (23.53%) MCSA
4 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) SAP