Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 200 180 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.19% 5.08% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 5.35% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 100 133
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £332 £300
90th Percentile £625 £550 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £52.94 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.38% +64.71%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +118.18% -54.55%

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 3,633 3,366 3,517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 94.98% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,281 1,995 2,191
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 157 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £22.25 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.85% +3.80% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.83 £47.50 £54.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -10 31 £550 +6.28% 4
Basingstoke -1 19 £450 -4.76% 5
Gosport - 19 £625 -
Havant +2 18 £493 +23.13%
Southampton -31 16 £450 - 11
Hook +7 10 £370 -15.43% 1
Winchester -8 8 £450 -5.26% 1
Farnborough -9 8 £500 +25.00% 10
Fleet -10 8 £385 -6.67%
Fareham -9 5 £475 -9.52% 4
Alton - 3 £400 -
Aldershot - 2 £225 -
Andover -6 1 £475 -
Wallington - 1 £513 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 61 (30.50%) Security Cleared
2 49 (24.50%) SC Cleared
2 49 (24.50%) SAP
3 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
4 25 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (12.00%) Office 365
5 24 (12.00%) Information Security
6 22 (11.00%) Migration
6 22 (11.00%) Cisco
7 21 (10.50%) Windows
8 18 (9.00%) Firewall
8 18 (9.00%) VMware
9 17 (8.50%) SQL
9 17 (8.50%) LAN
10 16 (8.00%) Finance
10 16 (8.00%) SIEM
11 14 (7.00%) ArcSight
11 14 (7.00%) CRM
11 14 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (6.50%) Active Directory
12 13 (6.50%) Oracle
12 13 (6.50%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
12 13 (6.50%) Use Case
12 13 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (6.00%) ERP
14 11 (5.50%) CISSP
14 11 (5.50%) Identity Management
14 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder 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 7 (3.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) JBoss
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (4.50%) SAP MM
2 6 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.00%) SAP PM
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.00%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.50%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.50%) SAP PP
5 3 (1.50%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.00%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.00%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.00%) SAP QM
6 2 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.00%) Office 365
3 13 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.50%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.00%) Yammer
8 1 (0.50%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Boomi
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.00%) Firewall
2 17 (8.50%) LAN
3 10 (5.00%) WAN
4 9 (4.50%) Skype
4 9 (4.50%) VPN
5 8 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.00%) IPsec
5 8 (4.00%) OSPF
6 7 (3.50%) SSL
6 7 (3.50%) Wireless
7 6 (3.00%) BGP
7 6 (3.00%) DNS
7 6 (3.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (3.00%) MPLS
7 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.00%) VoIP
8 5 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.50%) SMTP
8 5 (2.50%) VPLS
8 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) SAP BW
1 9 (4.50%) SAP Data Services
1 9 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) SAP HANA
3 7 (3.50%) Lumira
4 6 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.00%) Power BI
7 3 (1.50%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.00%) Big Data
8 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
8 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.00%) QlikView
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) LSMW
2 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) MorphX
2 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (8.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.50%) CSS
2 3 (1.50%) Middleware
2 3 (1.50%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) IDoc
3 2 (1.00%) JSON
3 2 (1.00%) OAuth
3 2 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.00%) RESTful
3 2 (1.00%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.50%) Apache FOP
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.50%) jQuery
4 1 (0.50%) OpenID
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) SAP TM
4 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.00%) PKI
3 4 (2.00%) CESG
3 4 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.00%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.00%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Fintech
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) Linux
2 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) Unix
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) SUSE
7 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.00%) Information Security
2 22 (11.00%) Migration
3 16 (8.00%) SIEM
4 14 (7.00%) CRM
5 13 (6.50%) Risk Management
5 13 (6.50%) Use Case
6 12 (6.00%) ERP
6 12 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (5.50%) DevOps
7 11 (5.50%) Identity Management
7 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.50%) Content Development
8 9 (4.50%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.00%) Security Architecture
10 7 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.00%) Analytics
11 6 (3.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (3.00%) ISMS
11 6 (3.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.50%) SQL
2 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.50%) ABAP
5 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.00%) C
5 2 (1.00%) C#
5 2 (1.00%) Java
5 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) X++
6 1 (0.50%) Groovy
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (30.50%) Security Cleared
2 49 (24.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.50%) CISSP
5 9 (4.50%) CCNP
6 7 (3.50%) CISM
6 7 (3.50%) Degree
7 6 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (3.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.50%) CCDE
8 5 (2.50%) CCIE
9 3 (1.50%) CCNA
9 3 (1.50%) MCSE
9 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.00%) CISA
10 2 (1.00%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.50%) CLAS
11 1 (0.50%) CRISC
11 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.00%) GDPR
3 4 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.50%) QA
4 3 (1.50%) RMADS
5 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.00%) PMO
5 2 (1.00%) RosettaNet
5 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.00%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 13 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.50%) vSphere
3 6 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.00%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.00%) Xen
5 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.00%) XenServer
6 1 (0.50%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.50%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.50%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) SCCM
2 6 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.00%) Ansible
3 4 (2.00%) SCOM
4 3 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.00%) nmon
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.00%) Puppet
5 2 (1.00%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) OpenView
6 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (24.50%) SAP
2 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.00%) Cisco
4 18 (9.00%) VMware
5 14 (7.00%) ArcSight
6 13 (6.50%) Oracle
7 11 (5.50%) CyberArk
8 8 (4.00%) Citrix
9 6 (3.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.50%) Dell
10 5 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.00%) Aruba
11 4 (2.00%) EMC
11 4 (2.00%) HP
11 4 (2.00%) NetApp
12 3 (1.50%) Brocade
12 3 (1.50%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.50%) Splunk
12 3 (1.50%) Tableau