The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 74 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.80% 9.59% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 10.24% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 23
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -28.42%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 615 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.52% 93.61% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 369 600
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Consultant
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 48 (50.53%) SAP
2 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (23.16%) ERP
4 19 (20.00%) CRM
5 14 (14.74%) SAP CRM
5 14 (14.74%) SAP Implementation
6 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.68%) Finance
6 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.68%) SAP BW
6 13 (13.68%) Middleware
7 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
8 11 (11.58%) SAP BI
8 11 (11.58%) SQL
8 11 (11.58%) ABAP
8 11 (11.58%) FMCG
8 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (9.47%) Informatica
11 8 (8.42%) SAP APO
11 8 (8.42%) ETL
11 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.42%) Workflow
12 7 (7.37%) PowerExchange
13 6 (6.32%) Data Mining
13 6 (6.32%) Publishing
13 6 (6.32%) Windows
13 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.32%) Marketing
14 5 (5.26%) Customer Insight

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) PowerExchange
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (14.74%) SAP CRM
2 8 (8.42%) SAP APO
3 3 (3.16%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.11%) SAP SEM
4 2 (2.11%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.05%) Sentinel
5 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) RTP
2 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.05%) NAS
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SAP BW
2 11 (11.58%) SAP BI
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.32%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.21%) SAP HANA
6 3 (3.16%) IMS/DB
6 3 (3.16%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.11%) MS Access
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.05%) LSMW
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
1 1 (1.05%) Selenium
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Publishing
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Military
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) Middleware
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) BAPI
3 1 (1.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) FMCG
2 3 (3.16%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.11%) CESG
3 2 (2.11%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) PKI
4 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) AS400
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.16%) ERP
3 19 (20.00%) CRM
4 14 (14.74%) SAP Implementation
5 8 (8.42%) Workflow
5 8 (8.42%) ETL
6 5 (5.26%) Project Management
6 5 (5.26%) Service Management
6 5 (5.26%) Customer Insight
7 4 (4.21%) Migration
8 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.16%) Database Marketing
8 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.11%) SAP Security
9 2 (2.11%) Change Data Capture
9 2 (2.11%) Logistics
9 2 (2.11%) Information Security
9 2 (2.11%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
1 11 (11.58%) ABAP
2 5 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VBScript
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) CISSP
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) MCP
4 1 (1.05%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenServer
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
1 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) MOM
2 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) SAP
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.47%) Informatica
4 4 (4.21%) Remedy
5 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) EMC
7 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.05%) NetApp
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) F5
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Commission, Car Target, Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago