Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.32% 7.32% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 7.44% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 13
Portsmouth median daily rate £540 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +22.50% -20.00%
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
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 - £52.94 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -3.75% -

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 510 309 317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 98.41% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 160 173
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £398 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +4.61% +1.33%
10th Percentile £293 £273 £219
90th Percentile £586 £524 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 35 56
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +4.29% +45.54%
10th Percentile £26.34 £14.05 £12.68
90th Percentile £72.97 £50.93 £53.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.18% -9.00% +25.00%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 17 (50.00%) SAP
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SAP HANA
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.71%) Lumira
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) SAP PM
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) Demand Management
5 3 (8.82%) Billing
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.82%) SAP PS
6 2 (5.88%) SAP WM
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) SAP MM

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP PM
2 3 (8.82%) SAP PS
3 2 (5.88%) Eloqua
3 2 (5.88%) SAP MM
3 2 (5.88%) SAP PP
3 2 (5.88%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.94%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) BlueKai
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) NAS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Lumira
1 5 (14.71%) SAP HANA
2 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 4 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DTS
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLTP
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Demand Management
2 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
3 2 (5.88%) Logistics
3 2 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) ERP
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) ABAP
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISMP
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm