The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.32% 5.93% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 6.05% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £422 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £467 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 347 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.34% 98.02% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 201 314
Median daily rate £350 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 17
Median hourly rate £41.13 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.62% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £38.25 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 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
Bath -1 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Taunton +23 3 £440 - 1
Street - 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 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 Somerset region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
5 7 (18.42%) .NET
6 6 (15.79%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) CRM
6 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Logistics
8 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) SAP
9 3 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (7.89%) Thunderhead
10 2 (5.26%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Workflow
10 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.26%) ETL

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) DataStage
4 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) CRM
3 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Logistics
4 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.63%) UML
7 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
Taunton, Somerset
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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