Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 204 215 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.52% 6.04% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 6.34% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 129 163
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.57% +0.57%
10th Percentile £328 £318 £300
90th Percentile £611 £700 £588
South East median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate - £52.94 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.75% -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -53.76% +3.33% -26.21%

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 3,489 3,393 3,620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 95.31% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,080 2,053 2,254
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 178 231
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.01% -10.00% +14.29%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Portsmouth -9 34 £540 +11.97% 4
Winchester -3 25 £475 -
Southampton -37 16 £413 -11.29% 1
Basingstoke -7 14 £446 -9.85% 6
Havant +3 12 £485 +29.33%
Fleet -9 10 £385 -6.67% 2
Farnborough -10 7 £490 -2.00% 9
Fareham +5 6 £475 -5.00% 2
Eastleigh +2 3 £475 +5.56%
Gosport - 3 £475 -
Andover -5 2 £475 -
Aldershot - 2 £250 -
Hook -4 1 £435 +45.61%
Alton - 1 £375 - 1
Wallington - 1 £513 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 68 (33.33%) SAP
2 45 (22.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (19.12%) SC Cleared
4 32 (15.69%) Migration
5 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
6 24 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.31%) Finance
7 19 (9.31%) Test Scripting
8 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (7.84%) Office 365
10 15 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 15 (7.35%) Windows
10 15 (7.35%) Degree
11 14 (6.86%) Firewall
11 14 (6.86%) CRM
12 13 (6.37%) Active Directory
12 13 (6.37%) SAP FI
13 12 (5.88%) Cisco
13 12 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (5.88%) VMware
14 11 (5.39%) SQL
14 11 (5.39%) SAP BW
14 11 (5.39%) Mobile App
15 10 (4.90%) DevOps
15 10 (4.90%) SAP HR
15 10 (4.90%) SharePoint
15 10 (4.90%) Information Security
15 10 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (4.41%) Risk Management

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 10 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.43%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.47%) Apache
5 3 (1.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.37%) SAP FI
2 10 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.90%) SAP HR
3 8 (3.92%) SAP CO
3 8 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.94%) SAP PM
5 5 (2.45%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.96%) SAP PS
7 3 (1.47%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.47%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.47%) SAP PP
7 3 (1.47%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.98%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.98%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.98%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.84%) Office 365
3 7 (3.43%) SaaS
4 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.96%) PaaS
7 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.98%) BlueKai
8 2 (0.98%) IaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Serverless
8 2 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.86%) Firewall
2 9 (4.41%) Skype
3 8 (3.92%) LAN
4 5 (2.45%) DNS
4 5 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.96%) Internet
5 4 (1.96%) SMTP
6 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.47%) OSPF
6 3 (1.47%) SNMP
6 3 (1.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.98%) AMQP
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.98%) Multicast
7 2 (0.98%) SSH
7 2 (0.98%) Telnet
7 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.39%) SAP BW
2 9 (4.41%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.92%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.47%) Lumira
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) Big Data
6 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) DTS
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.47%) JIRA
3 3 (1.47%) LSMW
4 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.98%) MorphX
5 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (9.31%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Retail
3 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.45%) Marketing
4 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 4 (1.96%) Billing
5 2 (0.98%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.98%) Local Government
5 2 (0.98%) Military
5 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) Web Services
2 3 (1.47%) .NET
2 3 (1.47%) OAuth
2 3 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.98%) IDoc
3 2 (0.98%) JSON
3 2 (0.98%) Middleware
3 2 (0.98%) RESTful
3 2 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.49%) BAPI
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) OpenID
4 1 (0.49%) REST
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
4 1 (0.49%) SOAP
4 1 (0.49%) WCF
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.39%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.94%) PKI
4 6 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.47%) CESG
6 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.98%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) EMV
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.35%) Windows
2 9 (4.41%) Linux
3 7 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.47%) Unix
5 3 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.69%) Migration
2 24 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 19 (9.31%) Test Scripting
4 15 (7.35%) Data Migration
5 14 (6.86%) CRM
6 12 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (4.90%) DevOps
7 10 (4.90%) Information Security
8 9 (4.41%) ERP
8 9 (4.41%) Identity Management
8 9 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.41%) Risk Management
8 9 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.43%) Change Management
11 6 (2.94%) Coaching
11 6 (2.94%) Demand Management
11 6 (2.94%) ITIL
11 6 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.39%) SQL
2 8 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.96%) C
4 3 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (0.98%) ABAP
5 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.98%) Groovy
5 2 (0.98%) X++
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.35%) Degree
4 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.45%) CCDE
5 5 (2.45%) CCIE
5 5 (2.45%) CISM
5 5 (2.45%) CISSP
5 5 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.47%) MCSE
7 2 (0.98%) CISMP
7 2 (0.98%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) CISA
8 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.49%) RHCE
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.47%) GDPR
3 2 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.98%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.92%) vSphere
3 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.98%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.98%) Xen
5 2 (0.98%) XenServer
6 1 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.49%) Docker
6 1 (0.49%) flannel
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.49%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) SCCM
2 4 (1.96%) Ansible
2 4 (1.96%) SCOM
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.49%) Ambari
5 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.49%) vRealize
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (33.33%) SAP
2 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.88%) Cisco
3 12 (5.88%) VMware
4 8 (3.92%) Citrix
4 8 (3.92%) Oracle
5 7 (3.43%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.94%) NetApp
7 4 (1.96%) EMC
7 4 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.47%) Splunk
8 3 (1.47%) Symantec
9 2 (0.98%) ATG
9 2 (0.98%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.98%) hybris
9 2 (0.98%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.98%) Remedy
9 2 (0.98%) Serena
9 2 (0.98%) Tableau