Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 7 35
Rank change year-on-year -37 +28 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 20 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.87% 9.79% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 10.13% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 16
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £311 £381 £294
90th Percentile £540 £725 £569
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £46.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -16.36% -

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 503 454 473
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 96.60% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 285 332
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £303 £144 £206
90th Percentile £575 £585 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.83% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 31
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% +9.00% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.48 £18.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.63 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.50% - +42.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (10.00%) ATG
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) OAuth
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) CRM
1 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) ERD
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Groovy
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) ATG
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) VMware