The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 51 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.20% 3.75% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 4.15% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
920 554 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.88% 90.23% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 376 483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) SAP
3 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.22%) Migration
5 13 (14.13%) SQL
5 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
6 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.96%) ERP
8 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
12 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
12 6 (6.52%) CRM
12 6 (6.52%) Retail
12 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (5.43%) NAS
13 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (5.43%) Brocade
13 5 (5.43%) FMCG
13 5 (5.43%) SAP CO-PA
13 5 (5.43%) SAP CO
13 5 (5.43%) Windows
13 5 (5.43%) ABAP
13 5 (5.43%) HP
13 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.43%) Agresso
13 5 (5.43%) EMC

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
4 2 (2.17%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.09%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) Moodle
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.43%) Agresso
2 3 (3.26%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.17%) SAP GTS
3 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) SAP EHS
4 1 (1.09%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.09%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.09%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) SAN
1 5 (5.43%) NAS
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) LDAP
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) ZAP BI
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) QlikView
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Selenium
1 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.09%) Behat
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) SAP CO-PA
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) Middleware
3 2 (2.17%) J2SE
3 2 (2.17%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) Ext JS
3 2 (2.17%) REST
3 2 (2.17%) Spring
3 2 (2.17%) JSON
3 2 (2.17%) GWT
4 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) FMCG
3 3 (3.26%) GIS
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) CESG
4 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Debian
4 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Migration
2 11 (11.96%) ERP
3 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.52%) CRM
5 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.17%) Scrum
7 2 (2.17%) ETL
7 2 (2.17%) Validation
7 2 (2.17%) TDD
7 2 (2.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.17%) Information Management
7 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.17%) SAP Security
7 2 (2.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) ABAP
3 3 (3.26%) Magik
3 3 (3.26%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) PHP
4 2 (2.17%) R
5 1 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
1 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Postfix
3 1 (1.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.09%) vCloud
3 1 (1.09%) KVM
3 1 (1.09%) Samba
3 1 (1.09%) Xen
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) SAP
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) HP
3 5 (5.43%) EMC
3 5 (5.43%) Brocade
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Teradata
6 2 (2.17%) Casewise
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) CA
6 2 (2.17%) Lotus
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Dell
6 2 (2.17%) Sencha
7 1 (1.09%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.09%) Aastra
7 1 (1.09%) Intel
7 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) Sophos
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