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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 4.26% 7.28% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 7.28% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Average daily rate £430 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £352 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £510 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
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
182 151 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.81% 100.00% 98.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 106 43
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.35 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (15.38%) RMADS
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) CTI
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) SMS
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
1 1 (7.69%) POSIX
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Arqiva
3 1 (7.69%) Ceridian
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Kronos
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Verint