The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.25% 7.35% 10.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 7.46% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £366 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -8.33%
Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 99.35% 98.53% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 40 34
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Winchester region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
2 1 (9.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Ceridian
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Kronos
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Verint