The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 4 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 15.15% - 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 96.97% 91.18% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 18
Average daily rate £423 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Sussex region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Sussex region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Portal
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) EDIFACT
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) EDIFACT
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) VMS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp