The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 32 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.27% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.75
Technical 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
220 352 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 92.83% 96.17% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 198 333
Median daily rate £339 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 18
Median hourly rate £38.50 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.14 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 May 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 £425 -
Technical Consultant
South West

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Thunderhead
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (12.50%) QA

Technical 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Thunderhead
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft