Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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.

Consultant
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 224 232 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.00% 6.46% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 6.85% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 164 151
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £283
90th Percentile £575 £675 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - £60.87 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% +46.67%
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £53.44 £52.50
% change year-on-year -59.76% +1.78% +204.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,522 3,387 3,980
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 94.37% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,012 2,022 2,578
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £256
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 252 192
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.88%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.33 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +3.49% -13.58% +19.12%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Hampshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +13 44 £470 -1.05% 2
Portsmouth +4 31 £525 +9.83% 3
Southampton -9 26 £395 -12.22% 2
Basingstoke -5 22 £438 -11.62% 9
Fareham +4 10 £481 +10.00% 2
Wallington - 6 £513 -
Havant -1 4 £485 +7.78%
Aldershot -3 3 £250 -23.08% 1
Fleet -4 3 - - 3
Eastleigh -5 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Hook 0 2 £325 +30.00%
Andover -4 2 - - 1
Farnborough -22 2 £300 -33.33% 5
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 94 (41.96%) SAP
2 51 (22.77%) Data Modelling
3 46 (20.54%) Security Cleared
4 44 (19.64%) Test Scripting
5 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 27 (12.05%) SAP FI
7 24 (10.71%) SAP BW
7 24 (10.71%) Finance
8 22 (9.82%) Migration
8 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 19 (8.48%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 19 (8.48%) SAP HR
10 16 (7.14%) SAP HANA
11 15 (6.70%) Office 365
11 15 (6.70%) Degree
11 15 (6.70%) Windows
11 15 (6.70%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (6.25%) Retail
12 14 (6.25%) SQL
12 14 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (5.80%) Linux
13 13 (5.80%) CRM
14 12 (5.36%) Oracle
14 12 (5.36%) SAP CO
14 12 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
15 11 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
16 10 (4.46%) Active Directory
16 10 (4.46%) SAP BPC

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.79%) JBoss
3 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.34%) Apache
4 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.34%) SAS
5 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) nginx
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (12.05%) SAP FI
2 19 (8.48%) SAP HR
3 12 (5.36%) SAP CO
3 12 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (4.46%) SAP BPC
5 8 (3.57%) SAP MM
6 7 (3.13%) SAP PS
7 6 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (2.23%) SAP Retail
8 5 (2.23%) SAP SRM
9 4 (1.79%) SAP SD
10 3 (1.34%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.89%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Utilities
11 2 (0.89%) Siebel CRM
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.70%) Office 365
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.57%) SaaS
4 7 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.23%) PaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.79%) IaaS
8 2 (0.89%) BlueKai
8 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.89%) Serverless
8 2 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.45%) Boomi
9 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Firewall
2 5 (2.23%) Skype
3 4 (1.79%) Network Security
3 4 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (0.89%) DMZ
4 2 (0.89%) Internet
4 2 (0.89%) SMS
4 2 (0.89%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.45%) SMTP
5 1 (0.45%) SNMP
5 1 (0.45%) UMTS
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.71%) SAP BW
2 16 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.34%) Big Data
7 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.34%) Power BI
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.89%) MySQL
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.34%) JMeter
4 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.45%) JUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.45%) NUnit
5 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 14 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.13%) Billing
5 5 (2.23%) Advertising
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.34%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) German Language
7 2 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.02%) .NET
2 5 (2.23%) Middleware
2 5 (2.23%) Web Services
3 4 (1.79%) OAuth
3 4 (1.79%) REST
3 4 (1.79%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.79%) XML
4 3 (1.34%) CSS
4 3 (1.34%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.89%) HTML
5 2 (0.89%) OpenID
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.89%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.89%) SOAP
5 2 (0.89%) WCF
5 2 (0.89%) XSLT
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.34%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.89%) Clustering
6 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.89%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.89%) PKI
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) APACS
7 1 (0.45%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.45%) EMV
7 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.70%) Windows
2 13 (5.80%) Linux
3 6 (2.68%) Unix
3 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.34%) AIX
5 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.77%) Data Modelling
2 44 (19.64%) Test Scripting
3 22 (9.82%) Migration
4 19 (8.48%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 15 (6.70%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.80%) CRM
8 11 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.46%) SAP Implementation
10 9 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (4.02%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.02%) ITIL
11 8 (3.57%) ERP
11 8 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (3.13%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.13%) ETL
12 7 (3.13%) Logistics
12 7 (3.13%) Service Design
12 7 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.25%) SQL
2 9 (4.02%) ABAP
3 7 (3.13%) Java
4 6 (2.68%) C#
5 5 (2.23%) C
5 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.34%) BeanShell
7 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.89%) C++
7 2 (0.89%) Groovy
7 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.70%) Degree
4 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) CISM
5 3 (1.34%) CISSP
5 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.89%) CCIE
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.89%) CISMP
6 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.45%) CCDE
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
7 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) GDPR
1 4 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.23%) vSphere
3 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) flannel
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 3 (1.34%) Ansible
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.34%) SCCM
3 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.89%) SCOM
3 2 (0.89%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) Ambari
4 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.45%) vRealize
4 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (41.96%) SAP
2 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.36%) Oracle
4 9 (4.02%) VMware
5 6 (2.68%) LogRhythm
5 6 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.23%) EMC
6 5 (2.23%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.34%) Cisco
7 3 (1.34%) Citrix
7 3 (1.34%) hybris
7 3 (1.34%) Informatica
7 3 (1.34%) NetApp
8 2 (0.89%) Ariba
8 2 (0.89%) Axway
8 2 (0.89%) Becrypt
8 2 (0.89%) Splunk
8 2 (0.89%) Symantec
8 2 (0.89%) Tableau