Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.52% 6.53% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 6.81% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 21
Southampton median daily rate £398 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £381 £306
90th Percentile £539 £825 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £60.87 £55.00
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +46.67%

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 397 455 480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.79% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 274 323
Southampton median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £304 £175 £208
90th Percentile £575 £629 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 37
Southampton median hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.35 £20.20 £34.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.33% -10.00% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Office 365
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Service Design
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (11.11%) User Experience
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
6 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (11.11%) Channel Management
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Market Research
6 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (7.41%) JIRA

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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Service Design
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Channel Management
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (11.11%) Market Research
4 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (3.70%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) ATG
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) CommVault
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Mercator
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos