Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 14 August 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 9.88% 8.75% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.22% 9.06% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
Portsmouth median daily rate £540 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% +20.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £426 £392 £396
90th Percentile £653 £600 £479
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £60.87 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £46.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -16.36% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 411 309 296
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.56% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 163 168
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £264 £253 £238
90th Percentile £583 £570 £529
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.83% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 51
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £28.13 £14.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £49.46 £51.59 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.63 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.50% - +42.86%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Portsmouth

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Portsmouth

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Portsmouth

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Portsmouth region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (57.14%) SAP
2 23 (54.76%) SC Cleared
2 23 (54.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 8 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) SAP BW
6 6 (14.29%) SAP PS
6 6 (14.29%) Billing
6 6 (14.29%) Logistics
7 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) SAP PM
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (9.52%) Demand Management
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (7.14%) BeanShell
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Java
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle
9 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 3 (7.14%) SAP CO
9 3 (7.14%) JMeter

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP PS
2 4 (9.52%) SAP PM
3 3 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 3 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (4.76%) Eloqua
4 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
4 2 (4.76%) SAP MM
4 2 (4.76%) SAP PP
4 2 (4.76%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (2.38%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) BlueKai
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.76%) Lumira
3 2 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) LSMW
General
1 6 (14.29%) Billing
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.38%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Logistics
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Demand Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Conflict Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (4.76%) IT Governance
7 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (4.76%) Revenue Recognition
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) BeanShell
1 3 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) SC Cleared
1 23 (54.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) CISMP
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) Ariba
4 2 (4.76%) Becrypt
4 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.38%) BMC