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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.24% 4.82% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 5.07% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £264 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £448 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 296 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.07% 95.18% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 180 121
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 47 67
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 6 (27.27%) AS400
1 6 (27.27%) iSeries
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Handset
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) BPCS
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 4 (18.18%) Android
3 4 (18.18%) iPhone
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) QlikView
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) BPCS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Agresso
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) Xcelsius
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) RSpec
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSD
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) AS400
1 6 (27.27%) iSeries
2 4 (18.18%) Handset
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) BPEL
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
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Rate: £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago