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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 21 19 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.23% 7.60% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 8.06% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £331 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +140.00%

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
239 248 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.92% 94.30% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 172 253
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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
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 23 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)

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 2 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Kalido
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps
1 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (11.76%) Network Management
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Personalization
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) System Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) Groovy
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) ATG
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki