The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - 44 66
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 1.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.38 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
740 493 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.85% 90.13% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 314 485
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
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Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Bristol region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Bristol region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) WMI

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft