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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 7 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 48 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.06% 5.41% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.57% 5.60% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 15
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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
382 357 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.98% 96.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 199 287
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -40.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 13 £375 -11.76% 1
East Grinstead - 1 £475 - 1
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (51.61%) SAP
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) ERP
4 17 (27.42%) SAP ERP
5 15 (24.19%) SAP PSCD
6 14 (22.58%) SAP FI
7 13 (20.97%) CRM
8 11 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (17.74%) SAP FI-CA
9 10 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.13%) Migration
10 8 (12.90%) Workflow
10 8 (12.90%) SAP BW
10 8 (12.90%) SAP XI
10 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
10 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (12.90%) Test Management
11 7 (11.29%) CCA
11 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
12 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.68%) Windows
12 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
13 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
13 5 (8.06%) ABAP
13 5 (8.06%) webMethods
13 5 (8.06%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Lync
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.61%) Mule
4 1 (1.61%) FileNet
4 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (27.42%) SAP ERP
2 15 (24.19%) SAP PSCD
3 14 (22.58%) SAP FI
4 11 (17.74%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (4.84%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.23%) SAP SRM
6 2 (3.23%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) OSPF
3 1 (1.61%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.84%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) MSI
2 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) SAP XI
2 4 (6.45%) SAP ALE
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) EDI
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.23%) BAPI
4 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.23%) WCF
4 2 (3.23%) jQuery
4 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Blog
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) AIX
2 2 (3.23%) VMS
2 2 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ERP
2 13 (20.97%) CRM
3 11 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Workflow
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Test Management
6 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Revenue Management
9 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.23%) MVC
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) B2B
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.61%) Cash Management
11 1 (1.61%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.61%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) ABAP
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) CCA
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
3 3 (4.84%) MCSA
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCTS
4 2 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) XenApp
1 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) webMethods
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.45%) Syclo
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) Sonus
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat