The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 186 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.94% 95.38% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 95 83
Average daily rate £325 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 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 £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
IT Consultant
South West

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
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Bath - - - -
IT Consultant
South West

IT Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft