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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 20 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.15% 5.26% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 5.47% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £425 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £451 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £524 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +28.37%
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
222 329 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.98% 96.20% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 174 321
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £206 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +2 8 £400 -
Taunton +7 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
5 5 (17.24%) SAP
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Thunderhead
6 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
6 3 (10.34%) Finance
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
7 2 (6.90%) SAP MM
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.90%) WCF

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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
2 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.90%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle