The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank - 140 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3009 2825 2023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 93.14% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1918 1856 1253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 166 136
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Sencha
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) MSI
3 2 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
1 2 (25.00%) InstallShield
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sencha
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Unisys