The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 43 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.32% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £13.66
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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
297 219 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.29% 93.99% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 138 91
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £413 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.84 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis