Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 February 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 > Southampton
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 38 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.29% 2.32% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 2.48% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 31
Southampton median daily rate £400 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £349 £393 £325
90th Percentile £500 £620 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £65.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +53.96% -8.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 413 483 584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 93.42% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 298 396
Southampton median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £222 £186 £219
90th Percentile £575 £613 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 52
Southampton median hourly rate £43.35 £14.32 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.83% -19.35% +29.56%
10th Percentile £15.07 £10.52 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £36.75 £47.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £22.38 £21.63
% change year-on-year -15.08% +3.47% +29.41%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (25.00%) Migration
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 6 (21.43%) PKI
2 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) CISM
2 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (21.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (21.43%) SANS
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) Office 365
5 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Insight
5 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) OneDrive
5 3 (10.71%) Channel Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) Market Research
5 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.57%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 6 (21.43%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) Channel Management
4 3 (10.71%) Customer Insight
4 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Market Research
4 3 (10.71%) Service Design
4 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) B2B
5 2 (7.14%) B2C
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CISM
2 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) SANS
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) CommVault
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Mercator
3 1 (3.57%) SAP