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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 55 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.33% 4.58% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 5.11% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £307 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £549 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £45.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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
803 548 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.41% 89.54% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 355 526
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 52
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 August 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 August 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 30 (30.61%) SAP
2 23 (23.47%) ERP
3 17 (17.35%) CRM
4 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.33%) Finance
5 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
7 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
7 12 (12.24%) SQL
8 11 (11.22%) SAP BW
8 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.20%) Middleware
9 10 (10.20%) SAP CRM
10 9 (9.18%) Migration
10 9 (9.18%) ABAP
10 9 (9.18%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (9.18%) FMCG
11 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (7.14%) Intranet
12 6 (6.12%) Data Mining
12 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
12 6 (6.12%) Windows
12 6 (6.12%) SAP CO
12 6 (6.12%) Retail
13 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (5.10%) Marketing
13 5 (5.10%) SAP CO-PA
13 5 (5.10%) Customer Insight
13 5 (5.10%) ETL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.04%) PowerExchange
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.02%) Moodle
4 1 (1.02%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) SAP CRM
2 6 (6.12%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.04%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.02%) Sentinel
5 1 (1.02%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.02%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.02%) Agresso
5 1 (1.02%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Intranet
2 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) NAS
3 2 (2.04%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.02%) LDAP
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.08%) SAP BI
5 3 (3.06%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) Essbase
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.02%) MS Access
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
1 4 (4.08%) Selenium
2 2 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) Middleware
2 5 (5.10%) SAP CO-PA
3 4 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) FMCG
2 3 (3.06%) CESG
2 3 (3.06%) GIS
3 2 (2.04%) Replication
3 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) VLE
4 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (1.02%) CentOS
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Debian
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ERP
2 17 (17.35%) CRM
3 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.18%) Migration
4 9 (9.18%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.10%) Customer Insight
5 5 (5.10%) ETL
6 3 (3.06%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.06%) Database Marketing
6 3 (3.06%) Information Assurance
6 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.06%) Scrum
6 3 (3.06%) Workflow
6 3 (3.06%) Service Management
7 2 (2.04%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.04%) Change Management
7 2 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.04%) Data Security
7 2 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) ABAP
3 4 (4.08%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) Magik
5 2 (2.04%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) VBA
6 1 (1.02%) VBScript
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.02%) MCP
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) CCA
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Xen
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.02%) vCloud
4 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.02%) Postfix
4 1 (1.02%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.02%) KVM
4 1 (1.02%) Samba
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) WMI
2 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.02%) MOM
2 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) SAP
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) HP
3 4 (4.08%) EMC
3 4 (4.08%) Brocade
4 2 (2.04%) Dell
4 2 (2.04%) Informatica
4 2 (2.04%) Lotus
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Remedy
4 2 (2.04%) Sophos
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) Casewise
5 1 (1.02%) F5
5 1 (1.02%) Symantec
5 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) CA
5 1 (1.02%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.02%) Intel
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-300 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago