The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 25 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.49% 4.80% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 5.01% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £395 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +111.11%
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
683 519 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.20% 95.76% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 347 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 38
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.14% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +2 16 £550 - 1
Crawley +8 7 £470 +7.42%
Chichester - 6 £538 -
Horsham - 5 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West Sussex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (41.43%) SAP
2 15 (21.43%) CRM
3 14 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
4 12 (17.14%) Finance
4 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
5 11 (15.71%) ERP
6 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (12.86%) SAP FI
7 9 (12.86%) SAP HR
8 8 (11.43%) Windows
8 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.43%) Big Data
8 8 (11.43%) SAP FI-CA
8 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (10.00%) SAP XI
9 7 (10.00%) Java
9 7 (10.00%) ABAP
9 7 (10.00%) webMethods
9 7 (10.00%) SAP BW
10 6 (8.57%) NetWeaver
10 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.57%) VMS
10 6 (8.57%) SAP ERP
11 5 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) Microsoft

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 6 (8.57%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (12.86%) SAP FI
3 9 (12.86%) SAP HR
4 8 (11.43%) SAP FI-CA
5 6 (8.57%) SAP ERP
6 4 (5.71%) SAP CO
6 4 (5.71%) SAP CRM
6 4 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (5.71%) SAP PS
7 2 (2.86%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Firewall
1 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Big Data
1 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.43%) HBase
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
2 3 (4.29%) Local Government
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) SAP XI
2 5 (7.14%) SAPUI5
2 5 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (5.71%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.43%) JDBC
5 1 (1.43%) JMS
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) XSD
5 1 (1.43%) XSL
5 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Energy
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) VMS
3 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) SUSE
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) CRM
2 11 (15.71%) ERP
3 8 (11.43%) Migration
4 5 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (7.14%) Test Management
4 5 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 4 (5.71%) Prototyping
5 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.71%) System Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.29%) Information Security
6 3 (4.29%) Revenue Management
6 3 (4.29%) SOA
7 2 (2.86%) B2C
7 2 (2.86%) Cluster Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) ABAP
1 7 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) C#
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
3 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) CISSP
3 3 (4.29%) CCA
3 3 (4.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (4.29%) CISM
4 1 (1.43%) CLAS
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSD
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) RMADS
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) SAP
2 7 (10.00%) webMethods
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Capita
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.43%) Talend