Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 40 22
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 208 167 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.78% 4.51% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 4.88% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 170
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £445 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.33% -0.59%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £305
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £60.87 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.22% -8.11%
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +30.43% -3.16% +26.67%

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 3,377 3,419 4,107
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 92.38% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,964 2,112 2,560
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £250
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 248 235
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.17 £22.50 £22.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.80% +0.22% +28.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.06 £10.85
90th Percentile £48.55 £49.46 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.22%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +27 29 £450 - 3
Southampton +15 29 £400 - 6
Basingstoke -16 18 £250 -41.18% 8
Portsmouth -1 16 £525 +9.83% 2
Fareham +1 9 £500 +8.11% 2
Havant -4 9 £480 +6.67%
Hook +12 5 £393 +20.77% 2
Wallington - 5 - -
Farnborough -7 3 £400 +25.49% 3
Andover - 2 - - 1
Fleet +10 1 £425 -5.56% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £325 - 2
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 62 (29.81%) SAP
2 43 (20.67%) Security Cleared
3 37 (17.79%) SC Cleared
4 26 (12.50%) Windows
5 25 (12.02%) Data Modelling
6 23 (11.06%) Test Scripting
7 22 (10.58%) Finance
8 21 (10.10%) Migration
9 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
9 18 (8.65%) Office 365
9 18 (8.65%) Windows Server
10 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
11 16 (7.69%) SAP FI
11 16 (7.69%) VMware
12 15 (7.21%) SAP BW
13 14 (6.73%) SQL
13 14 (6.73%) Oracle
13 14 (6.73%) Skype for Business
14 13 (6.25%) Linux
14 13 (6.25%) Unix
15 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.77%) Retail
15 12 (5.77%) SAP HANA
16 11 (5.29%) MS Exchange
17 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
17 10 (4.81%) SQL Server
17 10 (4.81%) Java
17 10 (4.81%) Red Hat
17 10 (4.81%) PowerShell
18 9 (4.33%) Puppet

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 14 (6.73%) Skype for Business
2 11 (5.29%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.37%) Apache
4 7 (3.37%) JBoss
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.44%) SAS
7 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.85%) SAP BPC
2 8 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 6 (2.88%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (2.88%) SAP HR
3 6 (2.88%) SAP PS
3 6 (2.88%) SAP Retail
4 5 (2.40%) SAP SRM
5 4 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (1.44%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.96%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.65%) Office 365
2 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.92%) IaaS
4 4 (1.92%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.92%) PaaS
5 3 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.96%) Boomi
6 2 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.48%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) Firewall
1 7 (3.37%) SAN
2 6 (2.88%) Network Security
2 6 (2.88%) Skype
2 6 (2.88%) SSL
3 3 (1.44%) BGP
3 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.44%) MPLS
3 3 (1.44%) Multicast
3 3 (1.44%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.44%) VPN
4 2 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.96%) DMZ
4 2 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.96%) IPv4
4 2 (0.96%) IPv6
4 2 (0.96%) LAN
4 2 (0.96%) SMS
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.21%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.77%) SAP HANA
3 10 (4.81%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.44%) Power BI
7 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.96%) Big Data
8 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.96%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) Ant
3 2 (0.96%) GitLab
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Maven
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.48%) NUnit
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (10.58%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Retail
3 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.40%) Billing
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.96%) German Language
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.85%) XML
2 7 (3.37%) .NET
3 6 (2.88%) Middleware
4 4 (1.92%) OAuth
5 3 (1.44%) CSS
5 3 (1.44%) REST
5 3 (1.44%) SAPUI5
5 3 (1.44%) Web Services
6 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.96%) HTML
6 2 (0.96%) OpenID
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.96%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.96%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.96%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.96%) XSLT
7 1 (0.48%) EDI
7 1 (0.48%) JMS
7 1 (0.48%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (3.85%) PKI
2 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.88%) User Experience
3 5 (2.40%) Replication
4 4 (1.92%) Clustering
4 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.44%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.50%) Windows
2 18 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.25%) Linux
3 13 (6.25%) Unix
4 8 (3.85%) AIX
5 7 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.40%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.96%) HPUX
10 1 (0.48%) MVS
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.02%) Data Modelling
2 23 (11.06%) Test Scripting
3 21 (10.10%) Migration
4 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (4.33%) CRM
5 9 (4.33%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.37%) Data Protection
6 7 (3.37%) Logistics
6 7 (3.37%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (2.88%) B2B
7 6 (2.88%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (2.88%) Data Migration
7 6 (2.88%) DevOps
7 6 (2.88%) ETL
7 6 (2.88%) Information Security
7 6 (2.88%) ITIL
7 6 (2.88%) Service Management
7 6 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.73%) SQL
2 10 (4.81%) Java
2 10 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.85%) ABAP
4 5 (2.40%) C#
4 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (20.67%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (2.40%) CISM
4 5 (2.40%) CISSP
4 5 (2.40%) Degree
4 5 (2.40%) SANS
5 3 (1.44%) CCIE
6 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE Security
7 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.40%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.40%) vSphere
4 4 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.96%) XenServer
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Puppet
2 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.44%) SnapVault
3 2 (0.96%) Ansible
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) SELinux
4 1 (0.48%) Terraform
4 1 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (29.81%) SAP
2 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.69%) VMware
4 14 (6.73%) Oracle
5 10 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.88%) Citrix
6 6 (2.88%) NetApp
7 4 (1.92%) Ariba
7 4 (1.92%) Cisco
7 4 (1.92%) Polycom
7 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.44%) HP
8 3 (1.44%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.44%) Splunk
8 3 (1.44%) Veritas
9 2 (0.96%) Axway
9 2 (0.96%) IBM
9 2 (0.96%) McAfee
9 2 (0.96%) Northgate
9 2 (0.96%) Siebel