The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South West
Rank 22 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 161 167 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.28% 5.68% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 5.93% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 96 104
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £522 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
2455 2818 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.71% 95.82% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1924 1868
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Median hourly rate £26.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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 Consultant across the South West region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Consultant
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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 Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 58 £500 +11.11% 4
Bristol -8 34 £475 +11.76% 21
Gloucestershire +3 22 £450 -8.16% 4
Somerset +5 18 £500 +5.26% 2
Devon +14 12 £413 +61.76%
Dorset 0 3 £388 +3.33% 1
Cornwall - 2 £288 - 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 103 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 72 (23.30%) SC Cleared
3 67 (21.68%) Oracle
4 61 (19.74%) Finance
5 49 (15.86%) SQL
6 46 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 38 (12.30%) SAP
8 35 (11.33%) Migration
9 32 (10.36%) DV Cleared
10 30 (9.71%) Windows
11 28 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (8.41%) ERP
13 25 (8.09%) CISSP
14 24 (7.77%) SQL Server
14 24 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
15 21 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 21 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (6.15%) Java
17 19 (6.15%) CLAS
18 18 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
19 17 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (5.50%) PL/SQL
19 17 (5.50%) Information Assurance
19 17 (5.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 16 (5.18%) Windows Server
20 16 (5.18%) .NET
20 16 (5.18%) SharePoint
21 15 (4.85%) Manufacturing
21 15 (4.85%) Linux

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 16 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.27%) IIS
3 6 (1.94%) SAS
3 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.65%) JBoss
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) MS Project
3 5 (1.62%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Lectora
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Snagit
4 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.59%) SAP CO
4 8 (2.59%) SAP FI
4 8 (2.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.94%) Maximo
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.29%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.97%) Primavera
7 3 (0.97%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.94%) IaaS
3 6 (1.94%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) Firewall
2 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.62%) HTTP
3 5 (1.62%) Network Security
4 4 (1.29%) SNMP
4 4 (1.29%) VPN
4 4 (1.29%) WAN
5 3 (0.97%) LAN
5 3 (0.97%) SMS
5 3 (0.97%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 1 (0.32%) IPsec
7 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.32%) Skype
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.56%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 5 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.62%) OLAP
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (1.62%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.29%) MS Access
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.97%) Big Data
8 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.29%) LSMW
3 4 (1.29%) PeopleTools
3 4 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.97%) JIRA
4 3 (0.97%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) Ant
5 2 (0.65%) Hudson
5 2 (0.65%) Maven
5 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) NWDS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (19.74%) Finance
2 15 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.24%) Banking
3 10 (3.24%) Retail
4 9 (2.91%) Advertising
4 9 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
7 3 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.18%) .NET
2 11 (3.56%) Web Services
3 9 (2.91%) SAP PI
4 6 (1.94%) HTML
5 4 (1.29%) RESTful
5 4 (1.29%) Spring
6 3 (0.97%) JSON
6 3 (0.97%) Middleware
6 3 (0.97%) SOAP
6 3 (0.97%) XML
7 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.65%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.65%) jQuery
7 2 (0.65%) REST
7 2 (0.65%) SAP Core Interface
7 2 (0.65%) WCF
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.32%) Itk
8 1 (0.32%) Kafka
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.91%) PKI
3 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.94%) Clustering
5 5 (1.62%) CESG
5 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.97%) FMCG
7 3 (0.97%) RIA
7 3 (0.97%) Robotics
8 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.71%) Windows
2 16 (5.18%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.85%) Linux
4 11 (3.56%) Unix
5 7 (2.27%) AIX
6 4 (1.29%) Solaris
6 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.33%) Migration
2 28 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (8.41%) ERP
4 21 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (5.50%) Information Assurance
5 17 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (4.85%) Compliance Audit
6 15 (4.85%) Data Migration
6 15 (4.85%) Remediation Plan
7 14 (4.53%) DevOps
8 12 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (3.56%) Information Security
10 10 (3.24%) Coaching
10 10 (3.24%) Project Management
11 9 (2.91%) ETL
11 9 (2.91%) Validation
12 7 (2.27%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.27%) Open Source
12 7 (2.27%) Scrum
12 7 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.86%) SQL
2 19 (6.15%) Java
3 17 (5.50%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.56%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.91%) C#
6 5 (1.62%) C
6 5 (1.62%) Python
6 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.29%) ABAP
7 4 (1.29%) C++
8 3 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.97%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) Scala
9 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.32%) Clojure
10 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 72 (23.30%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.36%) DV Cleared
4 25 (8.09%) CISSP
5 19 (6.15%) CLAS
6 15 (4.85%) Degree
7 4 (1.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.29%) CISM
7 4 (1.29%) HNC
7 4 (1.29%) HND
8 3 (0.97%) CCIE
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CISA
9 2 (0.65%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.32%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.32%) CIPD
10 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.32%) IISP
10 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.27%) RMADS
5 4 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.29%) SLA
6 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.97%) QA
7 2 (0.65%) Basel II
7 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.32%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (3.24%) Docker
2 8 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.65%) HDFS
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.32%) Samba
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.88%) SCCM
2 5 (1.62%) Ansible
2 5 (1.62%) Nagios
2 5 (1.62%) Puppet
3 4 (1.29%) Endace
3 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.29%) Nessus
3 4 (1.29%) Nmap
4 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.32%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Packer
5 1 (0.32%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.32%) QRadar
5 1 (0.32%) SCSM
5 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (21.68%) Oracle
2 46 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.30%) SAP
4 13 (4.21%) Hyperion
5 12 (3.88%) IBM
6 8 (2.59%) Cisco
6 8 (2.59%) Intel Security
6 8 (2.59%) Splunk
7 7 (2.27%) Citrix
7 7 (2.27%) Teradata
8 6 (1.94%) VMware
9 5 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.62%) Qualys
10 4 (1.29%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.29%) Juniper
10 4 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.29%) Tableau
11 3 (0.97%) Informatica
11 3 (0.97%) Pega
11 3 (0.97%) SolarWinds
Wiltshire
Washington Frank
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West England
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Acumin
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago