Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 23 January 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 51 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.05% 6.10% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 6.36% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 26
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £293 £383
90th Percentile £630 £540 £519
South East median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +166.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 974 1,053 1,114
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 95.81% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 612 728
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £275 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 46
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +40.21% +51.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in West Sussex

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in West Sussex

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in West Sussex

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in West Sussex

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -17 16 £530 -0.47% 3
Crawley -2 15 £450 +5.26% 1
Gatwick +1 5 £525 +50.00%
Horsham - 2 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Sussex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (58.82%) SAP
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
3 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (15.69%) ERP
4 8 (15.69%) Data Management
5 7 (13.73%) General Ledger
5 7 (13.73%) SAP ERP
5 7 (13.73%) SAP PSCD
5 7 (13.73%) Revenue Management
5 7 (13.73%) CCA
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
5 7 (13.73%) ABAP
5 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
5 7 (13.73%) SAP XI
5 7 (13.73%) webMethods
5 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (13.73%) Master Data Management
6 6 (11.76%) SAP HR
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) Windows
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) Linux
7 5 (9.80%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) VMware
8 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
8 4 (7.84%) SAP BW

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP ERP
1 7 (13.73%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (11.76%) SAP HR
3 5 (9.80%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (3.92%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.96%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (7.84%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Power BI
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) General Ledger
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) SAP XI
2 3 (5.88%) IDoc
2 3 (5.88%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.92%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Data Management
1 8 (15.69%) ERP
2 7 (13.73%) CRM
2 7 (13.73%) Master Data Management
2 7 (13.73%) Revenue Management
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) ATDD
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) TDD
5 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Content Management
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) ABAP
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) CCA
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) webMethods
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) DocuSign
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Ariba
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft