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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Bristol
Rank 37 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.25% 6.07% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 6.28% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 21
Median daily rate £463 £408 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
789 844 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 96.68% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 604 609
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +113.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.50 £90.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) SAP
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle
6 9 (13.24%) Windows
6 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
6 9 (13.24%) Firewall
7 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.82%) SAP CO
9 6 (8.82%) Validation
9 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (8.82%) SAP FI
9 6 (8.82%) SQL
9 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Marketing
10 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.35%) CRM
10 5 (7.35%) CISSP
10 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.35%) Information Security
11 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
11 4 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
11 4 (5.88%) Workflow
11 4 (5.88%) PeopleTools

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 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SAP CO
1 6 (8.82%) SAP FI
1 6 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (2.94%) Primavera
4 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.47%) Movex
5 1 (1.47%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) WebEx
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) IPsec
3 1 (1.47%) OSPF
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Power BI
4 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (5.88%) PeopleTools
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) LSMW
3 1 (1.47%) MSTest
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.47%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) CESG
2 2 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) AS400
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) AIX
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Solaris
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (8.82%) Validation
3 5 (7.35%) CRM
3 5 (7.35%) Information Security
4 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.88%) Workflow
5 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) Coaching
5 3 (4.41%) ERP
5 3 (4.41%) Process Management
5 3 (4.41%) Product Management
5 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.41%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (2.94%) Record to Report
6 2 (2.94%) SDLC
6 2 (2.94%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) ABAP
4 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) PeopleCode
4 1 (1.47%) SQR
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) CISSP
3 4 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CISM
4 3 (4.41%) CLAS
5 2 (2.94%) CISMP
5 2 (2.94%) GSEC
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.41%) RMADS
2 2 (2.94%) COBIT
2 2 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.94%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) Nessus
2 2 (2.94%) Nmap
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) SAP
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Becrypt
6 2 (2.94%) Qualys
6 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Epicor
7 1 (1.47%) Intel
7 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.47%) IronPort
7 1 (1.47%) RightFax
7 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
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