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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 139 107 134
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£463 £425 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £445 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £449 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+199.94% -
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
3176 2007 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.40% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2068 1290 1645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 166 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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
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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 -9 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £475 - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
4 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP