The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.73% 7.89% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 8.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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 West 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 324 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.42% 94.74% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 202 266
Average daily rate £389 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 29
Average hourly rate £15.63 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £84.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 9 £450 -10.00% 4
Worthing -8 3 - -
East Grinstead +1 2 £475 -
Horsham - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 44 (51.76%) SAP
2 38 (44.71%) Finance
3 31 (36.47%) ERP
4 27 (31.76%) SAP ERP
5 20 (23.53%) SAP PSCD
6 18 (21.18%) CRM
6 18 (21.18%) SAP FI
7 16 (18.82%) SAP FI-CA
7 16 (18.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
8 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (16.47%) Migration
9 13 (15.29%) Test Management
9 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
10 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
10 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
11 11 (12.94%) Workflow
11 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
11 11 (12.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 9 (10.59%) SAP XI
13 9 (10.59%) General Ledger
13 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
13 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
14 8 (9.41%) .NET
15 7 (8.24%) Windows
15 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
15 7 (8.24%) CCA
15 7 (8.24%) SAP SRM
15 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.88%) Lync
3 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.53%) IIS
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.18%) Mule
6 1 (1.18%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (31.76%) SAP ERP
2 20 (23.53%) SAP PSCD
3 18 (21.18%) SAP FI
4 16 (18.82%) SAP FI-CA
5 7 (8.24%) SAP SRM
6 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (3.53%) SAP HR
8 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
8 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
8 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (1.18%) SAP FI-GL
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (3.53%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) MSI
2 2 (2.35%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.35%) MorphX
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.59%) General Ledger
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) SAP XI
2 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 6 (7.06%) HTML
4 3 (3.53%) OAuth2
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.53%) HTML5
4 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.53%) WebGL
4 3 (3.53%) REST
4 3 (3.53%) SAML
4 3 (3.53%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (3.53%) BAPI
4 3 (3.53%) SAP ALE
4 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.53%) WCF
4 3 (3.53%) jQuery
4 3 (3.53%) OAuth
5 2 (2.35%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Blog
3 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.18%) Social Media
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) AIX
3 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) ERP
2 18 (21.18%) CRM
3 16 (18.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.47%) Migration
5 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
5 13 (15.29%) Test Management
6 11 (12.94%) Workflow
7 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 5 (5.88%) B2B
10 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.71%) Revenue Management
11 3 (3.53%) Data Management
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Business Development
11 3 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.53%) OO
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) C#
1 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.71%) ABAP
3 2 (2.35%) X++
3 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) VBScript
3 2 (2.35%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) CCA
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.88%) MCTS
4 5 (5.88%) MCITP
4 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 5 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) XenApp
2 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) SAP
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) webMethods
4 5 (5.88%) Sonus
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 5 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.88%) Avaya
5 4 (4.71%) Syclo
6 3 (3.53%) Ariba
7 2 (2.35%) Baan
7 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (1.18%) HP
8 1 (1.18%) Facebook
8 1 (1.18%) Twitter
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) TIBCO