The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.67% 4.55% 9.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 4.94% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
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£594 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £470 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
196 162 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.33% 92.05% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 90 84
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +4 8 £594 - 1
Bournemouth -2 2 - - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Websense
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) B2C
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365
5 2 (7.41%) TETRA
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Manufacturing
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Essbase
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
5 2 (7.41%) GSM
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TETRA
1 2 (7.41%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.41%) Essbase
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) B2C
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Lean Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) System Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Websense
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
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