Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Consultant
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 43 47
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.28% 2.78% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.76% 2.95% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 20
Southampton median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +19.57%
10th Percentile £388 £274 £299
90th Percentile £670 £510 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.94 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +29.41% -22.73%

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 438 474 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.23% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 329 457
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £502
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -6.49%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, 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 Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (20.59%) PKI
3 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) SIEM
3 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (20.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (20.59%) SANS
3 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.59%) Information Security
3 7 (20.59%) CISM
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) SAP
5 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) SAP Basis
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
6 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 3 (8.82%) Windows

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
1 3 (8.82%) SAP HANA
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Basis
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) OAuth
3 2 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.94%) EDI
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.94%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.94%) SUSE
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
1 7 (20.59%) Information Security
1 7 (20.59%) SIEM
1 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Data Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Data Privacy
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) ABAP
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CISSP
3 7 (20.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (20.59%) CISM
3 7 (20.59%) SANS
3 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Sonus