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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 38 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.13% 4.77% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 5.12% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £284 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -2.43%
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
861 781 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.69% 93.09% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 559 282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.87 £35.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 June 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 June 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 (28.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.00%) Marketing
5 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (10.67%) Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Windows
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL
8 7 (9.33%) Oracle
8 7 (9.33%) User Experience
9 6 (8.00%) Tableau
9 6 (8.00%) Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.00%) Google
9 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (8.00%) Google Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Axure RP
9 6 (8.00%) PeopleTools
9 6 (8.00%) DTV
9 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (8.00%) VMware
9 6 (8.00%) Electronics
9 6 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (8.00%) SAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Project
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 6 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.33%) Agresso
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.33%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) VoIP
1 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) VPN
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) WAN
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.67%) OpenScape
3 2 (2.67%) PABX
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) PeopleTools
1 6 (8.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.33%) Behat
2 1 (1.33%) JUnit
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
2 1 (1.33%) Maven
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.33%) TestNG
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Marketing
3 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) Electronics
4 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) Flash
2 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.33%) JSON
2 1 (1.33%) JPA
2 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.33%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) DTV
3 3 (4.00%) CESG
3 3 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.67%) Handset
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL
4 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.00%) Analytics
5 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.33%) ETL
6 4 (5.33%) Email Migration
7 3 (4.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) CRM
8 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.67%) DFSS
8 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) CISSP
4 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
5 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SSCP
6 1 (1.33%) CISA
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) GIAC
6 1 (1.33%) GSEC
6 1 (1.33%) CEH
6 1 (1.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) COBIT
1 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Google
3 6 (8.00%) Tableau
4 4 (5.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Citrix
4 4 (5.33%) Informatica
5 3 (4.00%) Teradata
5 3 (4.00%) Lotus
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) BT
7 1 (1.33%) Wyse
7 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.33%) Symantec
7 1 (1.33%) Minitab
7 1 (1.33%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.33%) HP
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