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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 40 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.19% 5.12% 9.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 5.33% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 18
Median daily rate £450 £470 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
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
723 525 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.77% 95.98% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 344 207
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 34
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -18 12 £550 - 1
Horsham - 11 £550 -
Crawley -3 7 £450 +25.00% 3
Gatwick 0 1 £270 -38.63%
Chichester - 1 £625 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 46 (54.76%) SAP
2 29 (34.52%) SAP PSCD
3 23 (27.38%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) ERP
5 18 (21.43%) SAP ERP
6 16 (19.05%) CRM
7 15 (17.86%) Test Management
8 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.67%) SAP FI
9 13 (15.48%) SAP FI-CA
10 12 (14.29%) SAP XI
10 12 (14.29%) webMethods
10 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
11 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (10.71%) Revenue Management
12 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (10.71%) SAP HR
13 8 (9.52%) CCA
13 8 (9.52%) SAP BW
13 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
13 8 (9.52%) Windows
13 8 (9.52%) General Ledger
14 7 (8.33%) SAP CO
14 7 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
14 7 (8.33%) ABAP
14 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
15 6 (7.14%) Big Data
15 6 (7.14%) Active Directory

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 5 (5.95%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (34.52%) SAP PSCD
2 18 (21.43%) SAP ERP
3 14 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 13 (15.48%) SAP FI-CA
5 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (10.71%) SAP HR
7 7 (8.33%) SAP CO
7 7 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (4.76%) SAP PS
9 3 (3.57%) SAP CRM
9 3 (3.57%) SAP SRM
10 2 (2.38%) SAP HCM
10 2 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
1 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) Modbus
2 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.14%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) General Ledger
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) SAP XI
2 5 (5.95%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (4.76%) SAPUI5
3 4 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) .NET
4 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.19%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) CESG
3 1 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.38%) VMS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ERP
2 16 (19.05%) CRM
3 15 (17.86%) Test Management
4 9 (10.71%) Revenue Management
4 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (5.95%) Time Management
7 3 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 3 (3.57%) System Testing
8 2 (2.38%) B2C
8 2 (2.38%) Change Control
8 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.38%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.38%) Master Data Management
8 2 (2.38%) OO
8 2 (2.38%) SOA
8 2 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) ABAP
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) CCA
4 3 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (1.19%) CLAS
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) MCSD
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) RMADS
2 2 (2.38%) GMP
2 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) SAP
2 12 (14.29%) webMethods
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) Capita
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Dell
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Talend