The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.46% 4.54% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 4.63% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£510 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £520 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
364 432 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.54% 97.96% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 328 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath +2 2 £425 -
Taunton +2 2 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 22 (47.83%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.04%) SAP EHS
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) SAP SD
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Finance
5 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.52%) Windows
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (4.35%) SAP MM
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) MSI
7 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SAP EHS
2 5 (10.87%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.35%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.17%) OPENHousing
4 1 (2.17%) OPENContractor
4 1 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) MorphX
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) JSP
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis
1 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) RMADS
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) CRM
3 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Information Security
4 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) VBScript
1 2 (4.35%) ABAP
1 2 (4.35%) X++
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle