The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.96% 6.56% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 6.96% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£348 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £367 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 115 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 95.10% 94.26% 98.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 59
Average daily rate £410 £411 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Bournemouth region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO