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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 31 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.21% 5.29% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 5.55% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 17
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £529 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 21 (28.00%) SAP
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Finance
3 18 (24.00%) Windows
4 15 (20.00%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) CRM
4 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (18.67%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (17.33%) Linux
6 13 (17.33%) Unix
7 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.00%) Ingres
7 12 (16.00%) ETL
7 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (16.00%) Identity Management
7 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (14.67%) CISSP
8 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
8 11 (14.67%) ETL Development
9 10 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
9 10 (13.33%) SAP BI
9 10 (13.33%) SAP XI
9 10 (13.33%) Xcelsius
9 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (5.33%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.67%) LAN
3 2 (2.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) 4G
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (16.00%) Ingres
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 10 (13.33%) SAP BI
3 10 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
3 10 (13.33%) Xcelsius
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Maven
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Marketing
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) SAP XI
2 4 (5.33%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) EDI
4 1 (1.33%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) CESG
4 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.67%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) New Media
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Solaris
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) CRM
2 12 (16.00%) ETL
2 12 (16.00%) Identity Management
3 11 (14.67%) ETL Development
4 10 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security
7 5 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.67%) Workflow
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) ITSM
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Validation
9 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.67%) C
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) CISSP
3 5 (6.67%) CISM
4 4 (5.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (5.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) IISP
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Nessus
2 2 (2.67%) Nmap
3 1 (1.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (28.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Citrix
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Qualys
4 1 (1.33%) AppSense
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Cognos
4 1 (1.33%) Endeca
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.33%) NetApp
4 1 (1.33%) Sun
4 1 (1.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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