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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.37% 4.29% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 4.60% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 23
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £528 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
815 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.04% 93.24% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 483 346
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) Finance
3 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
4 16 (16.49%) Migration
5 15 (15.46%) SQL
6 13 (13.40%) Oracle
6 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.31%) Java
8 7 (7.22%) Windows
8 7 (7.22%) IBM Notes
8 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.22%) IBM
8 7 (7.22%) Lotus
9 6 (6.19%) Teradata
9 6 (6.19%) Marketing
9 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
9 6 (6.19%) SAP
9 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
10 5 (5.15%) Agresso
10 5 (5.15%) VMware
10 5 (5.15%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (5.15%) CRM
10 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) Email Migration
11 4 (4.12%) Build Automation
11 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (4.12%) Visualisation

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (7.22%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.15%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.06%) SAS
4 2 (2.06%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Agresso
2 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.03%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.03%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.03%) HFM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.03%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
2 3 (3.09%) NAS
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) X.509
4 1 (1.03%) IPsec
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.09%) QlikView
1 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) ZAP BI
2 2 (2.06%) Big Data
2 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.03%) Essbase
3 1 (1.03%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
1 4 (4.12%) Selenium
2 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.06%) Behat
3 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) ERwin
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Marketing
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Electronics
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) French Language
6 1 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) J2EE
2 3 (3.09%) J2SE
2 3 (3.09%) Spring
2 3 (3.09%) JSON
2 3 (3.09%) GWT
2 3 (3.09%) Ext JS
2 3 (3.09%) REST
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) Java EE
4 1 (1.03%) MDX
4 1 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) WCF
4 1 (1.03%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
1 4 (4.12%) GIS
1 4 (4.12%) DTV
2 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.09%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) AIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Migration
2 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.15%) CRM
3 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.15%) Email Migration
4 4 (4.12%) Build Automation
4 4 (4.12%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Data Architecture
4 4 (4.12%) Programme Management
4 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
4 4 (4.12%) Information Security
5 3 (3.09%) Change Management
5 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.09%) TDD
5 3 (3.09%) Analytics
6 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.06%) DevOps
6 2 (2.06%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 6 (6.19%) PHP
4 3 (3.09%) Magik
4 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) R
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) CISSP
3 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) SSCP
5 1 (1.03%) CISA
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) GIAC
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) GSEC
5 1 (1.03%) CEH
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) ISACA
5 1 (1.03%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) XenApp
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) SCCM
1 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) IBM
2 7 (7.22%) Lotus
3 6 (6.19%) Teradata
3 6 (6.19%) SAP
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
5 3 (3.09%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) Citrix
5 3 (3.09%) EMC
5 3 (3.09%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) Brocade
5 3 (3.09%) Sencha
6 2 (2.06%) CA
6 2 (2.06%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.06%) Informatica
6 2 (2.06%) Dell
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.03%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) McAfee
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