The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 29 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.47% 5.02% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 5.14% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 311 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.99% 97.49% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 208 204
Median daily rate £373 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (12.50%) Business Forecasting
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (6.25%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Kalido
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) Analytics
1 2 (12.50%) Business Forecasting
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Coaching
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Fit Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) ATG
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) VMware