The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.42% 6.27% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 6.48% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 14
Median daily rate £420 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% -1.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £302 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £539 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 773 879 792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.20% 96.70% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 617 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £35.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.34% +152.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) Finance
4 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
4 13 (15.85%) SAP
5 10 (12.20%) Windows
5 10 (12.20%) .NET
6 9 (10.98%) Firewall
6 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (9.76%) SQL
7 8 (9.76%) CRM
8 7 (8.54%) C#
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (7.32%) Marketing
9 6 (7.32%) SAP CO
9 6 (7.32%) Validation
9 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle
9 6 (7.32%) SAP FI
10 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.10%) CISSP
10 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
10 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (7.32%) SAP CO
1 6 (7.32%) SAP FI
1 6 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (2.44%) Primavera
4 2 (2.44%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.44%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.22%) Movex
5 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.22%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) WebEx
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MS Access
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
4 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) LSMW
4 1 (1.22%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Electronics
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) WCF
4 2 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.22%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.22%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) CESG
2 2 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (2.44%) CMDB
2 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) AS400
3 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Solaris
3 2 (2.44%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.76%) CRM
2 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.54%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (7.32%) Validation
4 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.10%) Information Security
4 5 (6.10%) Migration
4 5 (6.10%) Scrum
4 5 (6.10%) Workflow
5 4 (4.88%) ERP
5 4 (4.88%) MVC
6 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (3.66%) ETL
6 3 (3.66%) Process Management
6 3 (3.66%) Product Management
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) ABAP
5 1 (1.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) CISSP
3 3 (3.66%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (3.66%) CISM
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) CISMP
4 2 (2.44%) CLAS
4 2 (2.44%) GSEC
5 1 (1.22%) CISA
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) COBIT
2 2 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.44%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) RMADS
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) Ansible
2 2 (2.44%) Nessus
2 2 (2.44%) Nmap
2 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) SAP
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Becrypt
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Epicor
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Nintex
5 2 (2.44%) Qualys
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Intel
6 1 (1.22%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.22%) IronPort
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) RightFax
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago