The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.68% 2.65% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.78% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.54% 95.58% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 48
Median daily rate £400 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £448 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 22
Median hourly rate £22.45 £32.91 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Portsmouth region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Infor
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Baan
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Northgate
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Infor LN
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) SAP EHS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Infor LN
2 1 (8.33%) SAP EHS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Baan
2 2 (16.67%) Infor
2 2 (16.67%) Northgate
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware