Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Consultant
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 196 206 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.50% 5.27% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.78% 5.70% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 147 175
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £309 £296
90th Percentile £550 £593 £570
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.94 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +29.41% -22.73%
10th Percentile £44.34 £52.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £59.53 £57.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £60.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.62% +168.89%

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 3390 3615 4193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 92.48% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2250 2566
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 246 277
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.62 £53.13 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Southampton +19 33 £490 +22.50% 10
Basingstoke -15 29 £450 +5.88% 3
Portsmouth +6 23 £490 +22.50%
Winchester +16 14 £475 +11.76% 3
Hook +6 8 £419 -6.94%
Havant -5 6 £400 +5.26%
Fareham -5 5 £500 +8.11%
Fleet - 2 £413 - 3
Andover +14 1 - -
Eastleigh -2 1 £325 -35.00%
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 51 (26.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.96%) SC Cleared
2 45 (22.96%) SAP
3 36 (18.37%) Windows
4 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
5 21 (10.71%) Linux
6 20 (10.20%) Oracle
7 19 (9.69%) Migration
7 19 (9.69%) VMware
8 18 (9.18%) Finance
8 18 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (8.67%) Windows Server
10 15 (7.65%) Red Hat
10 15 (7.65%) Active Directory
10 15 (7.65%) SQL
11 13 (6.63%) Unix
11 13 (6.63%) Information Security
11 13 (6.63%) Office 365
11 13 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (6.12%) JBoss
13 11 (5.61%) Apache
13 11 (5.61%) Web Services
13 11 (5.61%) CISSP
13 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
13 11 (5.61%) Puppet
13 11 (5.61%) DevOps
13 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (5.10%) Data Protection
14 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (5.10%) Management Information System

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 12 (6.12%) JBoss
2 11 (5.61%) Apache
3 9 (4.59%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.02%) SAS
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.04%) SAP HCM
2 4 (2.04%) SAP PS
3 3 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.02%) SAP FS
4 2 (1.02%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (6.63%) Office 365
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) PaaS
3 3 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.53%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) SAN
2 6 (3.06%) Network Security
3 5 (2.55%) LAN
3 5 (2.55%) SSL
4 4 (2.04%) BGP
4 4 (2.04%) DNS
4 4 (2.04%) Firewall
5 3 (1.53%) Internet
5 3 (1.53%) OSPF
5 3 (1.53%) VLAN
5 3 (1.53%) WAN
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.02%) IPv4
6 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.02%) Skype
6 2 (1.02%) SNMP
6 2 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.55%) SAP HANA
3 4 (2.04%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.53%) DB2
4 3 (1.53%) MySQL
4 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) Informix
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.02%) GitLab
4 2 (1.02%) Selenium
4 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.51%) JConsole
5 1 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.51%) VisualVM
General
1 18 (9.18%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 4 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Advertising
5 3 (1.53%) Billing
5 3 (1.53%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.61%) Web Services
2 9 (4.59%) SAP Fiori
3 7 (3.57%) SAPUI5
4 6 (3.06%) Middleware
4 6 (3.06%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.55%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (2.55%) HTML
5 5 (2.55%) HTML5
5 5 (2.55%) MEAP
5 5 (2.55%) OAuth
6 4 (2.04%) PhoneGap
6 4 (2.04%) XML
7 2 (1.02%) .NET
7 2 (1.02%) EDI
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) JSF
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.51%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (0.51%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.57%) PKI
3 7 (3.57%) User Experience
4 5 (2.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.04%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.53%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.53%) Replication
7 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.51%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) Windows
2 21 (10.71%) Linux
3 17 (8.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.63%) Unix
5 9 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.57%) AIX
7 6 (3.06%) Android
7 6 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.02%) HPUX
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.02%) SUSE
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
11 1 (0.51%) VMS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.69%) Migration
2 13 (6.63%) Information Security
3 11 (5.61%) DevOps
4 10 (5.10%) Data Protection
5 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (4.59%) Service Management
5 9 (4.59%) SIEM
6 8 (4.08%) ITIL
7 7 (3.57%) CRM
7 7 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.57%) SAP Security
7 7 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (3.06%) Analytics
8 6 (3.06%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (3.06%) ERP
8 6 (3.06%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (3.06%) High Availability
8 6 (3.06%) ITSM
9 5 (2.55%) SOA
9 5 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.65%) SQL
2 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.08%) Java
4 6 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.06%) Perl
5 5 (2.55%) ABAP
6 4 (2.04%) Korn
7 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.02%) C
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) Jython
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (26.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.96%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.61%) CISSP
5 7 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (3.57%) CCNP
5 7 (3.57%) CISM
5 7 (3.57%) SANS
6 6 (3.06%) CCNA
7 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.53%) CCIE
8 3 (1.53%) Degree
9 2 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.51%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.51%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.51%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
3 2 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) vSphere
4 5 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.55%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) Docker
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) NFS
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) Puppet
2 5 (2.55%) Ansible
3 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) Netcool
4 2 (1.02%) OpenView
4 2 (1.02%) SCCM
4 2 (1.02%) SCOM
4 2 (1.02%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.51%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) SELinux
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (22.96%) SAP
2 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.20%) Oracle
4 19 (9.69%) VMware
5 15 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.59%) Cisco
7 7 (3.57%) HP
8 6 (3.06%) Ariba
8 6 (3.06%) Sybase
9 5 (2.55%) IBM
9 5 (2.55%) NetApp
9 5 (2.55%) Tripwire
10 4 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.04%) Informatica
11 3 (1.53%) Citrix
11 3 (1.53%) Juniper
11 3 (1.53%) Remedy
11 3 (1.53%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.53%) Splunk