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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.89% 2.86% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 3.15% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 15
Average daily rate
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£431 £318 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.82% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £350 £495
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 £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
906 572 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.28% 90.94% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 387 434
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) Migration
3 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.14%) SAP
5 12 (12.12%) SQL
6 11 (11.11%) ERP
7 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.07%) CRM
10 7 (7.07%) Java
10 7 (7.07%) Oracle
10 7 (7.07%) SAP BW
11 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
11 6 (6.06%) PHP
11 6 (6.06%) Retail
11 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (5.05%) Brocade
12 5 (5.05%) Selenium
12 5 (5.05%) SAP CO-PA
12 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
12 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (5.05%) FMCG
12 5 (5.05%) NAS
12 5 (5.05%) Agresso
12 5 (5.05%) SAP CO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) Lync
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.02%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) JBoss
5 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Moodle
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Agresso
1 5 (5.05%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.01%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) SAN
1 5 (5.05%) NAS
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.01%) LDAP
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) QlikView
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) ZAP BI
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Essbase
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Selenium
1 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.02%) Behat
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) SAP CO-PA
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) J2EE
3 3 (3.03%) Spring
3 3 (3.03%) JSON
3 3 (3.03%) GWT
3 3 (3.03%) Ext JS
3 3 (3.03%) REST
3 3 (3.03%) J2SE
3 3 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) FMCG
3 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.03%) GIS
3 3 (3.03%) Open Source
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Replication
4 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.02%) CESG
4 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.01%) VLE
5 1 (1.01%) DTV
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Debian
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) Migration
2 11 (11.11%) ERP
3 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.07%) CRM
5 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.03%) Change Management
7 3 (3.03%) TDD
7 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.03%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.03%) Information Architecture
7 3 (3.03%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.02%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.02%) SAP Security
8 2 (2.02%) Analytics
8 2 (2.02%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.02%) ETL
8 2 (2.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 7 (7.07%) Java
3 6 (6.06%) PHP
4 5 (5.05%) ABAP
5 3 (3.03%) Magik
5 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) R
7 1 (1.01%) Python
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
1 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) Postfix
3 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.01%) vCloud
3 1 (1.01%) KVM
3 1 (1.01%) Samba
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) SAP
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) HP
4 5 (5.05%) EMC
4 5 (5.05%) Brocade
5 3 (3.03%) Teradata
5 3 (3.03%) Sencha
5 3 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (2.02%) Casewise
6 2 (2.02%) CA
6 2 (2.02%) Lotus
6 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.01%) Intel
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
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