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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 38 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.59% 6.35% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 6.85% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £317 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £532 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
865 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.12% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 10 (15.63%) Marketing
5 8 (12.50%) User Experience
6 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.38%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle
6 6 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.38%) PeopleTools
6 6 (9.38%) Axure RP
6 6 (9.38%) Tableau
6 6 (9.38%) Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) Google
6 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 5 (7.81%) VoIP
7 5 (7.81%) WAN
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.25%) Windows
8 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Project
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.13%) Agresso
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) LAN
1 5 (7.81%) VoIP
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) PABX
2 2 (3.13%) OpenScape
3 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.13%) Essbase
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) PeopleTools
1 6 (9.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Behat
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) MDX
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) Flash
3 1 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) DTV
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Handset
3 2 (3.13%) CESG
3 2 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (3.13%) RMADS
3 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) ITIL
1 6 (9.38%) Migration
1 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
1 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (9.38%) Analytics
2 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (4.69%) Service Management
3 3 (4.69%) ETL
3 3 (4.69%) Network Design
3 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.13%) Business Transformation
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.13%) VBA
2 2 (3.13%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CISM
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCEE
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
1 6 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.38%) Google
1 6 (9.38%) Tableau
2 3 (4.69%) Informatica
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.13%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.13%) BT
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Talend
4 1 (1.56%) Minitab
4 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.56%) Mercator
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat