The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 134 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£430 £353 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.98% -22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £315 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £391 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Consultant
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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
3000 2840 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.90% 93.21% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1860 1255
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 198 167 137
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the South West region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the South West region.

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £430 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Liferay
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Use Case
2 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) BPMN
2 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle