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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Somerset
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.64% 5.80% 8.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 5.82% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 13
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
226 292 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.78% 99.66% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 155 164
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +131.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -6 8 £500 +5.26% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 7 (24.14%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) Maximo
2 5 (17.24%) Coaching
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 3 (10.34%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 2 (6.90%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (6.90%) Moodle
5 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) HDFS
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics

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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) Moodle
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Maximo
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (13.79%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.45%) BlueKai
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) HBase
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Coaching
2 3 (10.34%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Talend
5 1 (3.45%) Teradata