The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 133 148 150
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £338 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -19.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £410 £492
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -16.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Consultant
England

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
2579 3052 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 95.73% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 2052 2092
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 158 230
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Applications Consultant in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Wiltshire - 6 £500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Applications 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 South West region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (23.08%) Qualys
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Splunk
6 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Compliance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 2 (15.38%) MS Project
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Compliance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Order to Cash
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
4 3 (23.08%) Qualys
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix