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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 20 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 58 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.65% 3.26% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 3.44% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 24
Median daily rate £394 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £255 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £545 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
839 843 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.22% 94.83% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 596 580
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 43
Median hourly rate £20.39 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) SQL
4 17 (16.83%) Windows
5 16 (15.84%) SAP
5 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.89%) Oracle
7 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
7 11 (10.89%) CISSP
8 10 (9.90%) Migration
9 8 (7.92%) Quality Management
9 8 (7.92%) VMware
9 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
9 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (6.93%) CRM
10 7 (6.93%) Unix
10 7 (6.93%) C#
10 7 (6.93%) IBM
10 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.93%) Information Security
10 7 (6.93%) Firewall
10 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
10 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.94%) Information Assurance
11 6 (5.94%) Requirements Management
11 6 (5.94%) Marketing
11 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.94%) Risk Management

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 (5.94%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.97%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.98%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.98%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.99%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.99%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) BIG-IP
2 3 (2.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.97%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) VPN
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.99%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.99%) INAP
4 1 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) ISUP
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) MVNO
4 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.99%) Skype
4 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.99%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) Essbase
5 1 (0.99%) MS Access
5 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.99%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Axure RP
1 3 (2.97%) Capybara
1 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.97%) JIRA
1 3 (2.97%) Selenium
1 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
1 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.99%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Back Office
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.97%) Behat
4 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) EDI
5 1 (0.99%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) MDX
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.99%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) CESG
3 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Economics
4 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.98%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.99%) Blog
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) New Media
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.93%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.90%) Migration
2 8 (7.92%) Quality Management
3 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (6.93%) CRM
3 7 (6.93%) Information Security
4 6 (5.94%) Coaching
4 6 (5.94%) Information Assurance
4 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
4 6 (5.94%) Requirements Management
4 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
4 6 (5.94%) Workflow
5 5 (4.95%) Data Governance
5 5 (4.95%) ITIL
5 5 (4.95%) Project Management
5 5 (4.95%) SDLC
5 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.95%) Validation
6 4 (3.96%) Change Management
6 4 (3.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) C#
3 5 (4.95%) C
3 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.97%) Ruby
4 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.98%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) CISSP
4 5 (4.95%) CISM
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (3.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (3.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) IISP
7 1 (0.99%) CLAS
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.96%) XenApp
2 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Nessus
3 2 (1.98%) Nmap
4 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.84%) SAP
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) VMware
5 7 (6.93%) IBM
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Citrix
7 4 (3.96%) NetApp
8 3 (2.97%) BMC
8 3 (2.97%) F5
8 3 (2.97%) Nintex
8 3 (2.97%) Rally
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe
9 2 (1.98%) Qualys
10 1 (0.99%) Dell
10 1 (0.99%) HP
10 1 (0.99%) Sun
10 1 (0.99%) Symantec
10 1 (0.99%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.99%) Veritas