The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 129 122 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.046% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £420 £475 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +352.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Consultant
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Bristol - 7 - - 4
Wiltshire -16 3 - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) SAP
2 10 (45.45%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (36.36%) SAP APO
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) SAP SD
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) Lync
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.55%) SaaS
8 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.55%) Propensity Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Documentum
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SAP APO
2 2 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) JDBC
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
1 1 (4.55%) CMDB
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
3 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Primavera
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica