The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.54% 1.98% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.12% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £493 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £479 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £507 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
254 189 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.69% 93.56% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 102 101
Median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £165 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 3 £468 -1.57% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Unix

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) F5
1 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
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