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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Bristol
Rank 34 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.53% 6.09% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 6.32% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 24
Median daily rate £475 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
722 775 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.27% 96.39% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 570 607
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 21
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) SAP
2 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.43%) Windows
6 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 7 (10.45%) SAP CO
6 7 (10.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (10.45%) SQL
6 7 (10.45%) SAP FI
6 7 (10.45%) Degree
7 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.97%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (5.97%) CLAS
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.97%) Coaching
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (5.97%) CISSP
9 4 (5.97%) 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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Liferay
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Mule
2 1 (1.49%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP CO
1 7 (10.45%) SAP FI
1 7 (10.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (5.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (4.48%) Primavera
4 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.49%) Maximo
5 1 (1.49%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.49%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.49%) IPsec
4 1 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) MS Access
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.49%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (5.97%) PeopleTools
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) LSMW
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) MSTest
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) WCF
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.49%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.49%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) CESG
2 3 (4.48%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) AIX
4 3 (4.48%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) Validation
2 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
3 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.97%) Coaching
3 4 (5.97%) CRM
3 4 (5.97%) Information Security
3 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.48%) ERP
4 3 (4.48%) Process Management
4 3 (4.48%) Product Management
4 3 (4.48%) Project Management
4 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (4.48%) SDLC
4 3 (4.48%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (4.48%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) ABAP
4 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.49%) Clojure
4 1 (1.49%) Groovy
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) PeopleCode
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) Scala
4 1 (1.49%) SQR
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.97%) CISM
3 4 (5.97%) CISSP
3 4 (5.97%) CLAS
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) CISA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.48%) RMADS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Nessus
1 3 (4.48%) Nmap
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) SAP
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Qualys
6 2 (2.99%) Becrypt
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Tableau
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Epicor
7 1 (1.49%) Intel
7 1 (1.49%) IronPort
7 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.49%) RightFax
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow