The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 62 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.32% 3.55% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 3.70% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 24
Median daily rate £400 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -11.11%
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
825 837 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 97.40% 95.88% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 610 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.86% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.77 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 29 (25.66%) Finance
2 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
3 21 (18.58%) SQL
4 20 (17.70%) SAP
4 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
5 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.16%) Windows
7 13 (11.50%) Migration
7 13 (11.50%) Information Assurance
8 12 (10.62%) Information Security
8 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.62%) CISSP
9 11 (9.73%) Oracle
10 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
11 8 (7.08%) IBM
11 8 (7.08%) VMware
11 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
12 7 (6.19%) CLAS
12 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
12 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.19%) Quality Management
12 7 (6.19%) CRM
12 7 (6.19%) Unix
12 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.31%) Project Planning
13 6 (5.31%) Requirements Management
13 6 (5.31%) IIS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (5.31%) IIS
2 4 (3.54%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.65%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.65%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.77%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.77%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.77%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.77%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.77%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.77%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.88%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.88%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) BIG-IP
2 3 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.65%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.65%) Network Security
2 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.88%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) ISUP
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) LDAP
3 1 (0.88%) MVNO
3 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Power BI
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.65%) Data Mart
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Essbase
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Axure RP
1 3 (2.65%) Capybara
1 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
1 3 (2.65%) Selenium
1 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
1 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.88%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (25.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Back Office
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Billing
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
1 4 (3.54%) SAP Business Workflow
2 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.65%) Behat
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) EDI
3 1 (0.88%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) MDX
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.42%) User Experience
3 4 (3.54%) CESG
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) Economics
5 2 (1.77%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.77%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.77%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.19%) Unix
4 5 (4.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.50%) Information Assurance
1 13 (11.50%) Migration
2 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (10.62%) Information Security
3 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.19%) CRM
4 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
4 7 (6.19%) Quality Management
5 6 (5.31%) Coaching
5 6 (5.31%) Project Planning
5 6 (5.31%) Requirements Management
5 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
5 6 (5.31%) Workflow
6 5 (4.42%) Data Governance
6 5 (4.42%) ERP
6 5 (4.42%) SDLC
6 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.42%) Wireframes
7 4 (3.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) C#
3 5 (4.42%) C
4 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) ABAP
7 1 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) CISSP
4 7 (6.19%) CLAS
5 6 (5.31%) CISM
6 5 (4.42%) Degree
7 4 (3.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (3.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (3.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) IISP
9 1 (0.88%) CCA
9 1 (0.88%) CISA
9 1 (0.88%) CRISC
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.42%) SLA
3 3 (2.65%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (2.65%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.77%) XenApp
2 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Nessus
3 2 (1.77%) Nmap
4 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) SAP
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle
4 8 (7.08%) IBM
4 8 (7.08%) VMware
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco
6 4 (3.54%) NetApp
7 3 (2.65%) BMC
7 3 (2.65%) F5
7 3 (2.65%) Nintex
7 3 (2.65%) Rally
8 2 (1.77%) Adobe
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 2 (1.77%) Qualys
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) IronPort
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Veritas
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