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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.00% 8.31% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 8.53% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 11
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£350 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £532 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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
327 387 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.43% 97.48% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 232 378
Average daily rate £330 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £23.21 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% +16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.36 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 4 £350 -9.67%
East Grinstead - 1 £475 - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) SAP
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (20.00%) Windows
5 8 (17.78%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (17.78%) REST
6 7 (15.56%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) Web Services
7 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 5 (11.11%) Workflow
8 5 (11.11%) VMware
8 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) OpenEdge
9 4 (8.89%) Progress 4GL
9 4 (8.89%) Progress
9 4 (8.89%) IIS
9 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.89%) C#
9 4 (8.89%) RPG
9 4 (8.89%) SOAP
9 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.89%) OpenEdge
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
3 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Synon
3 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Military
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) REST
2 7 (15.56%) CSS
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.89%) WCF
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) Spring
6 3 (6.67%) Java EE
6 3 (6.67%) EDI
7 2 (4.44%) SAP ALE
8 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.22%) XML
8 1 (2.22%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Blog
3 2 (4.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) IVR
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) VMS
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) CRM
2 5 (11.11%) Workflow
2 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) MVC
3 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
3 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Business Development
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) RPG
3 4 (8.89%) RPG IV
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) ABAP
5 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PCI QSA
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) SAP
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Progress
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.44%) Zend
6 1 (2.22%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Syclo
6 1 (2.22%) Talend
6 1 (2.22%) Aruba
6 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
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Comtecs
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Experis Ltd
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