The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.22% 2.07% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.17% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £423 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% +9.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 184 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.74% 95.34% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 95 80
Average daily rate £325 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South West

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
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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 -3 2 - - 3
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) Information Security
3 15 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.78%) RMADS
4 10 (27.78%) CESG
5 9 (25.00%) JSP 440
6 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 8 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.67%) C#
7 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (11.11%) JSP
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.11%) MSTest
9 4 (11.11%) BDD
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) SCSM
10 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (8.33%) SAP
10 3 (8.33%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
1 1 (2.78%) HFM
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.78%) Essbase
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) JSP
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) CESG
1 10 (27.78%) RMADS
2 8 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Information Security
2 15 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) BDD
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCSM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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