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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.18% 5.56% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.72% 5.88% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
145 119 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.39% 94.44% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 50
Median daily rate £415 £325 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 13 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -64.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) SAP GTS
3 6 (26.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Adobe
6 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SAP GTS
1 6 (26.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) IOS XR
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Nintex
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com