The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sussex region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 7.69% 11.90% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 12.82% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
22 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 84.62% 92.86% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 21
Median daily rate £300 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +284.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sussex region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Sussex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) BS7799

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow