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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 7 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.52% 3.42% 14.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.91% 3.64% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate
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£411 £250 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.40% -40.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £290 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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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
110 110 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 87.30% 94.02% 89.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 37 46
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £35.00 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) C
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) AppScan
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Symantec
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Business One
5 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (8.33%) BODI
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) MS Office
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (4.17%) Agresso
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) ATM
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.17%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (8.33%) BODI
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) AppScan
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) CMMI
4 1 (4.17%) Online Security
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR