The median contractor rate for a Solutions Consultant was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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.

Solution Consultant
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 262 253
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 11 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.100% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £423 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £404 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £423 £475
% change year-on-year -3.13% -10.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Solutions Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Solutions Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Consultant in the South East

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solutions Consultant in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Consultant in the South East

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Consultant in the South East

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Consultant in the South East

Solutions Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 9 £435 -
Berkshire +14 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £375 -11.76%
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Solutions 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 South East region featuring Solutions Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Gradle
2 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) DNA
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow