The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / South West
Rank 107 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 26 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 11
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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
2463 2863 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.69% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1950 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 160 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the South West region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the South West region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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 - 20 £500 -
Gloucestershire +6 2 £463 -7.50% 1
Bristol -3 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £475 -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) ERP
8 6 (17.14%) Hyperion
8 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (17.14%) MS Project
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (11.43%) SLA
10 4 (11.43%) Python
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.43%) Presales
10 4 (11.43%) Puppet
10 4 (11.43%) Ansible
10 4 (11.43%) Docker
10 4 (11.43%) DevOps
11 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (8.57%) Linux
12 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
12 2 (5.71%) AIX

Technical 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
2 2 (5.71%) PeopleTools
2 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ERP
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) OO
4 1 (2.86%) Release Management
4 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PeopleCode
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) SQR
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Packer
3 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.86%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.86%) VMware