The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £477 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 9 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.43% 1.92% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.18% 2.06% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Median daily rate £477 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 152 97 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.25% 93.27% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 56 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -4.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £47.63 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Portsmouth

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) SAP
4 7 (29.17%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Legal
4 7 (29.17%) SAP GTS
4 7 (29.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) CA
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Document Management
7 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (12.50%) Android Development
8 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SAP GTS
1 7 (29.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) IOS XR
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Document Management
5 3 (12.50%) Android Development
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) CA
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Nintex
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com