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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.00% 17.02% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.34% 17.78% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£450 £325 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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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 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
87 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.67% 95.74% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 21
Average daily rate £419 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) VCP4
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ECC
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ECC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco