The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 56 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.38% 0.88% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.93% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£475 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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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
491 324 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.42% 94.74% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 202 266
Average daily rate £389 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 29
Average hourly rate £15.63 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £84.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Consultant across the West Sussex region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Blog
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Blog
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft