The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 28 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.50% - 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +164.00%
Support 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
188 209 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.53% 94.57% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 19
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Support 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 Support Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Bournemouth - 1 £475 -
Support Consultant
South West

Support Consultant
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) IBM

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM