The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 3 months to 28 March 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
South East / Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 7 4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex - 4.76% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9 20 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 75.00% 95.24% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Median daily rate £390 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £188 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Sussex

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Sussex

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Sussex

Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Sussex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Basis
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP GTS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (12.50%) Verint

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (12.50%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Verint