Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.28% 5.57% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 5.86% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Portsmouth median daily rate £490 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -20.00% +21.65%
10th Percentile £409 £400 £375
90th Percentile £575 £644 £534
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £60.87 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.94 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +29.41% -22.73%

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 311 324 226
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.42% 95.01% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 178 116
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +1.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £211 £263
90th Percentile £517 £521 £521
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 45
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +50.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.05 £15.74 £13.10
90th Percentile £50.93 £49.76 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% +14.29%

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 22 November 2017.

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 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 Portsmouth region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) SAP
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Ariba
5 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
5 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Sybase
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Android
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Security
5 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
5 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Korn
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (17.39%) MEAP
5 4 (17.39%) User Experience
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (13.04%) SAPUI5
6 3 (13.04%) Contract Management

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 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Boomi
1 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Cordova
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
1 4 (17.39%) MEAP
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (13.04%) SAPUI5
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
1 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Security
1 4 (17.39%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Contract Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) Korn
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
1 1 (4.35%) RMADS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Ariba
3 4 (17.39%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) IBM