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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South West
Rank 23 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 182 156 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.82% 5.20% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 5.40% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 89
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
2539 2888 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 96.20% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1913 1944
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 170 152
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 +24 78 £500 +17.64% 7
Bristol -7 37 £420 +3.70% 11
Gloucestershire 0 20 £450 - 7
Somerset +3 15 £500 +2.56% 2
Devon -1 11 £400 -4.76%
Cornwall 0 3 £250 -31.03% 1
Dorset 0 2 £419 +21.90% 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 108 (34.18%) Security Cleared
2 77 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 67 (21.20%) Oracle
4 57 (18.04%) Finance
5 46 (14.56%) SQL
6 45 (14.24%) SAP
7 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
8 30 (9.49%) DV Cleared
8 30 (9.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 27 (8.54%) CISSP
10 26 (8.23%) ERP
11 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (7.28%) Windows
13 22 (6.96%) Migration
13 22 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (6.65%) Oracle EBS
15 20 (6.33%) SQL Server
16 19 (6.01%) MS Excel
16 19 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (5.70%) Firewall
18 17 (5.38%) Manufacturing
19 16 (5.06%) C#
19 16 (5.06%) .NET
19 16 (5.06%) Information Assurance
19 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (5.06%) CLAS
20 15 (4.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 15 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (4.75%) Web Services

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 15 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) IIS
3 6 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.27%) JBoss
5 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.95%) SAS
6 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.63%) Captiva
7 2 (0.63%) Documentum
7 2 (0.63%) Moodle
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS Office
2 6 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 30 (9.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (6.65%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.16%) SAP IS-U
4 8 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (2.22%) SAP CO
5 7 (2.22%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.90%) Maximo
6 6 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.90%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (1.58%) Primavera
8 4 (1.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (1.27%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.27%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.90%) Office 365
4 5 (1.58%) IaaS
5 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.95%) PaaS
5 3 (0.95%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.70%) Firewall
2 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.95%) LAN
3 3 (0.95%) Network Security
3 3 (0.95%) WAN
4 2 (0.63%) DNS
4 2 (0.63%) IPsec
4 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.63%) VPN
4 2 (0.63%) WebEx
5 1 (0.32%) BGP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) OSPF
5 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.27%) MS Access
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.95%) Big Data
8 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.95%) MySQL
8 3 (0.95%) QlikView
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.63%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.58%) LSMW
2 5 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.27%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.63%) Hudson
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) Ant
6 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (18.04%) Finance
2 17 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.80%) Advertising
4 11 (3.48%) Banking
5 10 (3.16%) Retail
5 10 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.85%) Marketing
7 7 (2.22%) Billing
8 5 (1.58%) Electronics
8 5 (1.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.06%) .NET
2 15 (4.75%) Web Services
3 7 (2.22%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.27%) Spring
5 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.95%) CSS
5 3 (0.95%) WCF
5 3 (0.95%) XML
6 2 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) JSON
6 2 (0.63%) REST
6 2 (0.63%) RESTful
6 2 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.63%) SOAP
6 2 (0.63%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.85%) PKI
3 6 (1.90%) FMCG
4 4 (1.27%) RIA
4 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
5 3 (0.95%) CESG
5 3 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.95%) Robotics
6 2 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.28%) Windows
2 14 (4.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.80%) Linux
4 9 (2.85%) Unix
5 7 (2.22%) AIX
6 4 (1.27%) Solaris
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (8.23%) ERP
2 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (6.96%) Migration
3 22 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (5.06%) Information Assurance
6 14 (4.43%) Compliance Audit
6 14 (4.43%) Information Security
6 14 (4.43%) Remediation Plan
7 13 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (3.48%) Coaching
8 11 (3.48%) Data Migration
9 10 (3.16%) CRM
9 10 (3.16%) DevOps
10 8 (2.53%) Presales
10 8 (2.53%) Workflow
11 7 (2.22%) Business Analysis
11 7 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (2.22%) ETL
11 7 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.56%) SQL
2 16 (5.06%) C#
3 13 (4.11%) Java
4 12 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.48%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.58%) ABAP
8 4 (1.27%) Python
8 4 (1.27%) Ruby
9 3 (0.95%) C
9 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.32%) Jython
11 1 (0.32%) PeopleCode
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) SQR
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (34.18%) Security Cleared
2 77 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.49%) DV Cleared
4 27 (8.54%) CISSP
5 16 (5.06%) CLAS
6 6 (1.90%) Degree
7 3 (0.95%) CCIE
7 3 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (0.95%) CISA
7 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.95%) CISM
8 2 (0.63%) CIPD
8 2 (0.63%) CISMP
8 2 (0.63%) GSEC
8 2 (0.63%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.32%) SANS
9 1 (0.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.58%) RMADS
5 3 (0.95%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.95%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.95%) QA
5 3 (0.95%) SLA
6 2 (0.63%) Basel II
6 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.63%) IFRS
6 2 (0.63%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.90%) Docker
3 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.63%) HDFS
3 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.32%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.48%) SCCM
2 5 (1.58%) Ansible
2 5 (1.58%) Puppet
3 3 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.95%) Nessus
3 3 (0.95%) Nmap
3 3 (0.95%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
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%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (21.20%) Oracle
2 45 (14.24%) SAP
3 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.11%) Hyperion
5 12 (3.80%) IBM
6 7 (2.22%) Cisco
6 7 (2.22%) Citrix
6 7 (2.22%) VMware
7 6 (1.90%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.95%) Epicor
9 3 (0.95%) Google
9 3 (0.95%) Informatica
9 3 (0.95%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.95%) Pega
9 3 (0.95%) Qualys
9 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.95%) Splunk
9 3 (0.95%) Tableau
9 3 (0.95%) Teradata
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £540 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Fuse
Posted: 4 days ago