Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 62 86 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.65% 6.08% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 6.21% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 25
West Sussex median daily rate £431 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +1.06% +6.82%
10th Percentile £283 £385 £370
90th Percentile £539 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £52.50 -
South East median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £27.36
% change year-on-year +17.78% +64.47% -4.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1057 1385 1027
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.27% 97.95% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 818 676
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +11.52%
10th Percentile £281 £229 £226
90th Percentile £538 £527 £514
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 43
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +71.88% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.75 £11.07
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.05 £49.90
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +6 16 £565 +13.00%
Horsham 0 11 £350 -36.36% 2
Crawley +1 10 £293 -35.00%
Gatwick +2 6 £525 +16.67%
East Grinstead - 2 £440 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Sussex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (46.77%) SAP
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 14 (22.58%) ERP
4 10 (16.13%) General Ledger
5 9 (14.52%) CRM
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) SAP BW
5 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (11.29%) Master Data Management
6 7 (11.29%) SAP ERP
6 7 (11.29%) Test Management
6 7 (11.29%) SAP PSCD
6 7 (11.29%) Revenue Management
6 7 (11.29%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (11.29%) webMethods
6 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (11.29%) CCA
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.29%) Data Management
6 7 (11.29%) SAP XI
6 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (9.68%) JD Edwards
7 6 (9.68%) SAP Payroll
7 6 (9.68%) SAP HR
7 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (9.68%) Product Management
7 6 (9.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 6 (9.68%) Use Case

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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP ERP
1 7 (11.29%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (9.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.68%) SAP HR
2 6 (9.68%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (4.84%) SAP HCM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP MM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.23%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) SSH
2 2 (3.23%) Telnet
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) ISDN
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SAP BW
2 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (11.29%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Power BI
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) General Ledger
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) SAP XI
2 3 (4.84%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (3.23%) Flash
3 2 (3.23%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.61%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ERP
2 9 (14.52%) CRM
3 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.29%) Data Management
3 7 (11.29%) Master Data Management
3 7 (11.29%) Revenue Management
3 7 (11.29%) Test Management
4 6 (9.68%) Product Management
4 6 (9.68%) SDLC
4 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (9.68%) Use Case
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.84%) Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Cash Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) ABAP
2 2 (3.23%) Perl
2 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) CCA
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) HNC
4 2 (3.23%) HND
4 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) SAP
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) webMethods
4 6 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos
6 4 (6.45%) Ariba
7 3 (4.84%) Hyperion
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) F5
8 2 (3.23%) Informatica
8 2 (3.23%) Tableau
8 2 (3.23%) VMware
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) Orchard