The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.22% 7.00% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 7.14% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+125.00% +1.01%
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
126 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.03% 98.00% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 44
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle AGIS
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Northgate
4 2 (10.53%) Infor
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (5.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle UPK
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.53%) Infor LN
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle AGIS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (5.26%) SAP EHS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) E-business
4 1 (5.26%) ETRM
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Baan
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) CommVault
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Infor
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Northgate
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Dell Compellent