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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.49% 1.93% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 2.02% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £388 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £476 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
- +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.33 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-3.09% +111.76%
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
236 198 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.33% 95.65% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 105 120
Median daily rate £375 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £120 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 20
Median hourly rate £24.94 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.65% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -2 5 £425 -7.85%
Poole - 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) OLTP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Fundtech
3 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) VMware