Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 370 373
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 13 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.053% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.056% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -21.95% +46.43%
10th Percentile £384 £379 £384
90th Percentile £501 £435 £596
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £95.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15361 16068 18355
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.37% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9104 9626 10777
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £241 £230 £230
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 787 902
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +8.67% +11.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.28 £10.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.95
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

Solutions Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Solutions Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +6 8 £413 - 1
Thames Valley +3 3 £450 +13.21% 6
Hampshire +18 2 £375 -11.76%
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Solutions Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Gradle
3 3 (23.08%) AppDynamics
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (7.69%) Presales

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 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) AppDynamics
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Workday