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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 133 127 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £423 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £416 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Technical Consultant
England

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
2821 2960 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.63% 95.70% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1810 1879 1869
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 182 189
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.23 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.83% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.41 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 4 £325 -
Somerset +13 3 £425 -
Gloucestershire -1 2 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £420 - 2
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
5 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Migration

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 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Economics
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) CMMI
2 3 (13.64%) Coaching
2 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Order to Cash
3 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) E-business
4 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) BMC
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) Thunderhead
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) AppSense
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
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