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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.98% 2.65% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.73% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £419 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £375 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +142.42%

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
98 183 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.03% 96.83% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 105 122
Median daily rate £363 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.63 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.06% -35.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £13.15 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.80 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +4 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Poole - 1 £363 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (11.11%) Clustering

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) EAM
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Pegasus