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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / West Sussex
Rank 18 26 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.24% 5.22% 13.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 5.42% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 26
Median daily rate £441 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £408 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +84.00%

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
409 480 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.56% 96.39% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 299 262
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Median hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -6 11 £483 - 1
Crawley +11 5 £480 +16.71%
East Grinstead - 3 £345 -
Chichester +3 1 £443 -31.92%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £400 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 45 (66.18%) SAP
2 21 (30.88%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) ABAP
3 19 (27.94%) CRM
4 17 (25.00%) ERP
5 15 (22.06%) NetWeaver
5 15 (22.06%) SAP HR
5 15 (22.06%) SAP PSCD
6 14 (20.59%) Time Management
6 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (20.59%) SAPUI5
6 14 (20.59%) SAP BW
6 14 (20.59%) Web Dynpro
7 12 (17.65%) Finance
8 11 (16.18%) General Ledger
9 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.24%) SAP XI
10 8 (11.76%) webMethods
10 8 (11.76%) CCA
11 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.29%) Data Management
11 7 (10.29%) SAP ERP
11 7 (10.29%) Revenue Management
11 7 (10.29%) Test Management
11 7 (10.29%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (10.29%) Process Improvement
11 7 (10.29%) Master Data Management
12 6 (8.82%) SAP Fiori
12 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (22.06%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (22.06%) SAP HR
1 15 (22.06%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (10.29%) SAP ERP
3 5 (7.35%) SAP CRM
3 5 (7.35%) SAP FI
4 4 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 4 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (2.94%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (1.47%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
1 2 (2.94%) PBX
1 2 (2.94%) Skype
1 2 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) SMTP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SAP BW
2 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (10.29%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQLite
5 1 (1.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) JMeter
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) General Ledger
3 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) SAPUI5
1 14 (20.59%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (13.24%) SAP XI
3 6 (8.82%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 4 (5.88%) SAP PI
5 3 (4.41%) SAP Basis
5 3 (4.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) SOAP
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) JDBC
7 1 (1.47%) JMS
7 1 (1.47%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) WSDL
7 1 (1.47%) XML
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
7 1 (1.47%) XSL
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) Smart Energy
3 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) VMS
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) SUSE
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) CRM
2 17 (25.00%) ERP
3 14 (20.59%) Time Management
4 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) Data Management
4 7 (10.29%) Master Data Management
4 7 (10.29%) Process Improvement
4 7 (10.29%) Revenue Management
4 7 (10.29%) Test Management
5 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.35%) Analytics
6 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) Case Management
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.88%) Prototyping
7 4 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (5.88%) System Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) ABAP
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) CCA
2 3 (4.41%) CISM
2 3 (4.41%) CISSP
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) CISA
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) WAI
2 2 (2.94%) WCAG
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) SAP
2 8 (11.76%) webMethods
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos
5 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Mitel
5 2 (2.94%) Siemens
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) F5
6 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) Tableau