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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 15 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.90% 8.73% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 9.82% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
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£480 £411 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +64.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £483 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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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
112 112 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.55% 88.89% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 26
Average hourly rate £26.09 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £69.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Baan
3 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle AGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Baan
3 1 (10.00%) ESRI