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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 39 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.51% 5.18% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 5.63% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 19
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +32.06%
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
826 764 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.65% 92.05% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 531 290
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.44%) Finance
4 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
5 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (11.11%) VMware
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.11%) Oracle
6 8 (11.11%) Windows
7 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (9.72%) Marketing
8 6 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.33%) DTV
8 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (8.33%) Electronics
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL
8 6 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (8.33%) SAP
8 6 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (8.33%) PeopleTools
9 5 (6.94%) Lotus
9 5 (6.94%) IBM
9 5 (6.94%) Citrix
9 5 (6.94%) IBM Notes
9 5 (6.94%) Lotus Domino

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (6.94%) IBM Notes
1 5 (6.94%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Mule
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 6 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.56%) Agresso
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.39%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) VoIP
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) PABX
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) OpenScape
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) X.509
4 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.39%) IPsec
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) DB2
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) QlikView
4 1 (1.39%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.39%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.39%) ERwin
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.39%) TestNG
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.72%) Marketing
4 6 (8.33%) Electronics
4 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) SOAP
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
1 1 (1.39%) XML
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.39%) Java EE
1 1 (1.39%) JSON
1 1 (1.39%) MDX
1 1 (1.39%) WCF
1 1 (1.39%) JPA
1 1 (1.39%) WebCenter
1 1 (1.39%) REST
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) DTV
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) CESG
3 2 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Handset
3 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 6 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Email Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.17%) CRM
6 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) ETL
6 3 (4.17%) Information Security
6 3 (4.17%) Information Assurance
6 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.78%) Logistics
7 2 (2.78%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) R
5 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.56%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) CISM
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) SSCP
6 1 (1.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) GSEC
6 1 (1.39%) CEH
6 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.39%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) COBIT
1 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.11%) VMware
2 6 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (8.33%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) Citrix
3 5 (6.94%) Lotus
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
4 3 (4.17%) Teradata
4 3 (4.17%) Informatica
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (1.39%) Wyse
6 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.39%) Netezza
6 1 (1.39%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.39%) Talend
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