The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bournemouth region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.50% 5.38% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 5.43% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £460 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 92 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 94.31% 98.92% 90.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 97
Average daily rate £408 £360 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £685 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £85.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Dorset

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) NFS
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) NCDA
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec