The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.93% 5.68% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 5.93% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
Average daily rate £475 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -17.64%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 253 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.20% 95.83% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 153 115
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 52 49
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Consultant
Hampshire

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (31.82%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SAP BPC
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (13.64%) SAP BW
4 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 2 (9.09%) UAG
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.55%) ResourceLink
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) PBX
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SAP BW
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) E-business
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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