The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Hampshire
Rank 27 31 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 106 124 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.83% 5.70% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 5.99% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 62
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £53.44 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.74% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1694 2070 1952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.18% 95.17% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1382 1101
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 87 128
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Hampshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Hampshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Portsmouth +6 16 £477 - 1
Basingstoke +5 13 £488 -2.50% 3
Southampton -3 11 £450 +12.50% 6
Winchester +6 5 £475 +10.46%
Farnborough +3 5 £388 -54.41%
Eastleigh - 4 £338 -
Fleet +23 2 £494 +3.94%
Hook +1 2 £378 +56.96% 1
Fareham -8 2 £375 -
Havant -8 2 £450 +5.88%
Aldershot -2 1 £325 -20.73%
Andover - 1 £538 - 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Hampshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 48 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 34 (18.28%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.13%) SAP
5 29 (15.59%) Windows
6 28 (15.05%) VMware
6 28 (15.05%) Linux
6 28 (15.05%) SQL
7 25 (13.44%) Oracle
8 23 (12.37%) Migration
9 17 (9.14%) Unix
10 16 (8.60%) Active Directory
11 15 (8.06%) ITIL
11 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
11 15 (8.06%) CRM
12 14 (7.53%) Cisco
13 12 (6.45%) Project Management
13 12 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (5.91%) XML
14 11 (5.91%) Change Management
14 11 (5.91%) Legal
14 11 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (5.91%) Information Security
14 11 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (5.91%) Windows Server
15 10 (5.38%) Service Management
15 10 (5.38%) Finance
15 10 (5.38%) Java

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.69%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.15%) Apache
4 3 (1.61%) JBoss
4 3 (1.61%) SAS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.08%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) SAP GTS
2 7 (3.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (2.69%) SAP EHS
5 4 (2.15%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.08%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.30%) Office 365
2 7 (3.76%) IaaS
3 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.15%) PaaS
4 4 (2.15%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.61%) Force.com
6 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) SAN
2 7 (3.76%) Firewall
3 6 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.69%) Skype
5 4 (2.15%) DNS
5 4 (2.15%) LAN
5 4 (2.15%) NAS
6 3 (1.61%) Internet
6 3 (1.61%) WAN
7 2 (1.08%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.08%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.08%) MPLS
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (1.08%) VoIP
7 2 (1.08%) VPN
8 1 (0.54%) IOS XR
8 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.54%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.38%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.61%) Big Data
8 3 (1.61%) MySQL
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
3 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (5.91%) Legal
2 10 (5.38%) Finance
3 9 (4.84%) Marketing
4 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Billing
6 3 (1.61%) Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.91%) XML
2 7 (3.76%) .NET
2 7 (3.76%) CSS
2 7 (3.76%) HTML
3 5 (2.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.61%) Middleware
4 3 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.61%) RESTful
5 2 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.08%) J2EE
5 2 (1.08%) Node.js
5 2 (1.08%) SOAP
5 2 (1.08%) Spring
5 2 (1.08%) WCF
6 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.54%) JSF
6 1 (0.54%) LAMP
6 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.69%) PKI
3 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (1.61%) EMC VNX
4 3 (1.61%) Life Science
4 3 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.08%) CMDB
5 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.54%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.59%) Windows
2 28 (15.05%) Linux
3 17 (9.14%) Unix
4 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.15%) AIX
8 3 (1.61%) Android
8 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.08%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.37%) Migration
2 15 (8.06%) CRM
2 15 (8.06%) ITIL
3 12 (6.45%) Project Management
4 11 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.91%) Change Management
4 11 (5.91%) Information Security
5 10 (5.38%) Service Management
6 8 (4.30%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (4.30%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.76%) DevOps
7 7 (3.76%) Document Management
7 7 (3.76%) ETL
7 7 (3.76%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (3.76%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 6 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.05%) SQL
2 10 (5.38%) Java
3 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.23%) C#
4 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.69%) Python
6 4 (2.15%) PHP
6 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.61%) C
7 3 (1.61%) Perl
7 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.08%) Groovy
8 2 (1.08%) R
8 2 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) F#
9 1 (0.54%) Korn
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) Degree
4 7 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.23%) CISSP
6 4 (2.15%) CCNA
6 4 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.61%) CCNP
7 3 (1.61%) MCSE
8 2 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.08%) MCITP
8 2 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.54%) CLAS
9 1 (0.54%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.54%) MCIPD
9 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) RMADS
3 4 (2.15%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.08%) NEBOSH
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.76%) vSphere
4 3 (1.61%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) HDFS
5 2 (1.08%) vCloud
5 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) vRealize
2 5 (2.69%) SCOM
3 3 (1.61%) Ansible
3 3 (1.61%) Puppet
4 2 (1.08%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) SCSM
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.54%) Control-M
5 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.13%) SAP
3 28 (15.05%) VMware
4 25 (13.44%) Oracle
5 14 (7.53%) Cisco
6 9 (4.84%) CA
6 9 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.76%) Splunk
8 6 (3.23%) Adobe
8 6 (3.23%) Juniper
9 5 (2.69%) BMC
10 4 (2.15%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.15%) Remedy
10 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.61%) Avaya
11 3 (1.61%) Citrix
11 3 (1.61%) EMC
11 3 (1.61%) HP
11 3 (1.61%) IBM
11 3 (1.61%) Informatica
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