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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 126 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Median daily rate £315 £413 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +117.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
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
2633 3150 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.51% 95.14% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 2004 2099
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 223 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 +19 4 £388 -6.06%
Bristol - 4 £315 - 1
Devon - 2 £190 -
Dorset +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (16.67%) Qualys
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Splunk
6 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.50%) Order to Cash
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables

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 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DSL
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (16.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Presales
4 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) E-business
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PeopleCode
5 1 (4.17%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.17%) SCSM
2 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Qualys
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Draytek
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.17%) ZyXEL