The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.19% 4.92% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 5.11% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £360 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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
349 313 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.82% 96.31% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 213 153
Average daily rate £340 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 62
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (25.93%) AS400
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) iSeries
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) BPCS
4 4 (14.81%) Handset
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Android
4 4 (14.81%) iPhone
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.41%) SAS
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Agresso

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) BPCS
2 2 (7.41%) Agresso
3 1 (3.70%) ResourceLink
3 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) BODI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.70%) Xcelsius
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) RSpec
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSD
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) AS400
2 6 (22.22%) iSeries
3 4 (14.81%) Handset
3 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) BPEL
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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