The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 West Sussex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 26 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.08% 10.63% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 10.99% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £298 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 382 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.10% 96.71% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 258 341
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £39.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 8 £288 -28.12% 1
Worthing -5 2 £298 -33.88%
Horsham +3 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 10 (19.23%) SAP
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
6 8 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (15.38%) REST
7 7 (13.46%) HTML
7 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
8 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.54%) .NET
9 5 (9.62%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (9.62%) Workflow
9 5 (9.62%) Finance
9 5 (9.62%) VMware
9 5 (9.62%) SQL
9 5 (9.62%) C#
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) OpenEdge
10 4 (7.69%) Progress 4GL
10 4 (7.69%) Progress
10 4 (7.69%) EDI
10 4 (7.69%) Java
10 4 (7.69%) RPG
10 4 (7.69%) IIS
10 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 4 (7.69%) SOAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) OpenEdge
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.85%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) VoIP
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) OSPF
3 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Synon
3 1 (1.92%) AppScan
3 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Military
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
4 2 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) EDI
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) WCF
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.77%) Java EE
5 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) SAP ALE
6 2 (3.85%) Flash
6 2 (3.85%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.69%) Blog
2 2 (3.85%) AS400
2 2 (3.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) VMS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) CRM
1 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Workflow
2 4 (7.69%) MVC
2 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.69%) Business Development
2 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
4 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.85%) OO
4 2 (3.85%) OO PHP
4 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) RPG
3 4 (7.69%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (7.69%) RPG IV
4 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.85%) ABAP
6 1 (1.92%) RPG III
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) CISM
3 2 (3.85%) PCI QSA
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Progress
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Zend
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam
6 1 (1.92%) Aruba
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Syclo
6 1 (1.92%) Talend
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: 5 days ago