The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £483 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.69% 7.53% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 7.69% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £483 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.96% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £387 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £574 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.92%  

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 152 143 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.44% 97.95% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 54
Median daily rate £415 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +122.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 18 (62.07%) SAP
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Legal
3 8 (27.59%) SAP GTS
3 8 (27.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) CA
4 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Document Management
5 4 (13.79%) Ariba
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Security
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (10.34%) SAPUI5
6 3 (10.34%) Finance
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) PKI
7 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange

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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP GTS
1 8 (27.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (27.59%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (10.34%) SAPUI5
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Document Management
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Security
2 4 (13.79%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Contract Management
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Indirect Procurement
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) ABAP
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Korn
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) RMADS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) CA
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Ariba
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Nintex
5 1 (3.45%) OpenText
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle