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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.86% 2.77% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 3.06% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 20
Average daily rate
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£438 £373 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £313 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £497 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -29.56%
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
849 654 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.71% 90.71% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 443 390
Average daily rate £385 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.00%) Migration
5 12 (12.00%) SAP
6 11 (11.00%) SQL
7 10 (10.00%) ERP
8 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.00%) Java
8 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (8.00%) Oracle
10 7 (7.00%) CRM
10 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (7.00%) SAP BW
11 5 (5.00%) Retail
11 5 (5.00%) SAP CO
11 5 (5.00%) Selenium
11 5 (5.00%) SAP CO-PA
11 5 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.00%) FMCG
11 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (5.00%) PHP
11 5 (5.00%) ABAP
11 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.00%) Agresso

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.00%) Lync
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.00%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Agresso
1 5 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.00%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.00%) HFM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) HTTP
1 3 (3.00%) SAN
1 3 (3.00%) NAS
2 2 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.00%) QlikView
3 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) ZAP BI
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) Essbase
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Selenium
1 5 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.00%) Behat
3 2 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.00%) JIRA
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) French Language
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 4 (4.00%) Web Services
3 3 (3.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.00%) J2SE
3 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.00%) Spring
3 3 (3.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (3.00%) REST
3 3 (3.00%) JSON
3 3 (3.00%) GWT
4 1 (1.00%) jQuery
4 1 (1.00%) MDX
4 1 (1.00%) WCF
4 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.00%) Java EE
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) CSS
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) FMCG
3 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.00%) Open Source
4 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.00%) GIS
5 2 (2.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.00%) CESG
5 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.00%) DTV
6 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) AIX
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.00%) Migration
2 10 (10.00%) ERP
3 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.00%) CRM
5 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.00%) TDD
7 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.00%) Change Management
7 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.00%) Analytics
7 3 (3.00%) Information Architecture
8 2 (2.00%) SAP Security
8 2 (2.00%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.00%) Scrum
8 2 (2.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 9 (9.00%) Java
3 5 (5.00%) PHP
3 5 (5.00%) ABAP
4 3 (3.00%) Magik
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.00%) R
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.00%) vCloud
3 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) SAP
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.00%) HP
4 3 (3.00%) EMC
4 3 (3.00%) Lotus
4 3 (3.00%) CA
4 3 (3.00%) Teradata
4 3 (3.00%) Sencha
4 3 (3.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Brocade
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Casewise
5 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.00%) Dell
5 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Intel
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) Informatica
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