Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.12% 7.86% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 8.27% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Portsmouth median daily rate £523 £478 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% +2.80% +9.41%
10th Percentile £406 £391 £375
90th Percentile £575 £642 £521
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £60.87 -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £65.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +53.96% -8.11%

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 247 266 259
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 95.00% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 133
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £140 £220 £230
90th Percentile £503 £513 £520
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 66 42
Portsmouth median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +67.16% +13.00%
10th Percentile £14.91 £11.06 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.85 £52.13 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -15.56% +3.45% +30.08%

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 18 February 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 18 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 Portsmouth region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) SAP PS
4 4 (30.77%) SAP BW
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) Ariba
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Conflict Management
6 2 (15.38%) Boomi
6 2 (15.38%) Revenue Recognition
6 2 (15.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC
6 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
6 2 (15.38%) Back Office
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP PS
2 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC
2 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
2 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (15.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Boomi
1 2 (15.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SAP BW
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Conflict Management
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Information Management
2 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Revenue Recognition
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Ariba