The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
England / South West
Rank 136 134 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% 0.10% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £353 £360 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £312 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £408 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £25.00

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
2570 2824 3067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.15% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1865 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 150
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 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support 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 Support Consultant across the South West region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Support 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 Support Consultant across the South West region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Support 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 Support Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +3 1 £360 +20.00% 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS

Support 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle