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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 57 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.15% 3.54% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 3.91% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £520 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
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
862 562 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.99% 90.35% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 374 514
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 £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 26 (27.37%) SAP
2 20 (21.05%) ERP
3 18 (18.95%) Finance
4 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.74%) CRM
6 13 (13.68%) SQL
7 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
8 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.58%) SAP BW
9 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (9.47%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (9.47%) FMCG
10 9 (9.47%) ABAP
10 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.47%) Migration
11 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (7.37%) SAP CRM
12 7 (7.37%) Middleware
13 6 (6.32%) SAP CO
13 6 (6.32%) Retail
14 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
14 5 (5.26%) ETL
14 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
14 5 (5.26%) Windows
14 5 (5.26%) Marketing
14 5 (5.26%) Selenium
14 5 (5.26%) SAP CO-PA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.11%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.05%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) Moodle
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) SAP CRM
2 6 (6.32%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.16%) Agresso
3 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.11%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.05%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.05%) CA Clarity
5 1 (1.05%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) NAS
1 4 (4.21%) Intranet
1 4 (4.21%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) Network Security
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.21%) SAP BI
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Essbase
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Selenium
1 5 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.11%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Behat
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Middleware
2 5 (5.26%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (3.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) FMCG
3 3 (3.16%) GIS
4 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) VLE
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Debian
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.05%) CentOS
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) ERP
2 14 (14.74%) CRM
3 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.47%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Migration
5 5 (5.26%) ETL
5 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.26%) Customer Insight
6 3 (3.16%) TDD
6 3 (3.16%) Database Marketing
7 2 (2.11%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.11%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.11%) Information Architecture
7 2 (2.11%) SAP Security
7 2 (2.11%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.11%) Information Management
7 2 (2.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) ABAP
3 3 (3.16%) Magik
3 3 (3.16%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) ISEB
2 1 (1.05%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Samba
3 1 (1.05%) NFS
3 1 (1.05%) Xen
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Postfix
3 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.05%) vCloud
3 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) MOM
2 1 (1.05%) WMI
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) SAP
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) Brocade
3 4 (4.21%) HP
3 4 (4.21%) EMC
4 2 (2.11%) Casewise
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) CA
4 2 (2.11%) Lotus
4 2 (2.11%) Dell
4 2 (2.11%) Sophos
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.05%) Intel
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) Remedy
5 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.05%) Informatica
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.05%) F5
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