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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.11% 2.93% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 3.02% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £370 £348 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £308 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £510 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
227 331 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.60% 97.07% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 231 242
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) Wireless
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) VoIP
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) Puppet
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Finance
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW

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 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) BGP
5 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) OSPF
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) ERD
4 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Use Case
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCNP
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com