Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
South West > Bristol
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 79 98 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.63% 6.03% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 6.30% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 79
Bristol median daily rate £414 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.89% +18.75% -6.98%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £300
90th Percentile £525 £550 £588
South West median daily rate £438 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £23.50 - £50.00
10th Percentile £21.75 - £45.00
90th Percentile £25.25 - £55.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,623 1,555 1,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.63% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 1,054 1,173
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £231
90th Percentile £525 £538 £519
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 56 81
Bristol median hourly rate £19.00 £21.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% -39.74% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.81 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.60 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bristol over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) GDPR
3 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.19%) SAP
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (10.13%) Information Security
6 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.86%) Electronics
8 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
8 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.59%) Marketing
8 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Office 365
9 5 (6.33%) Migration
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Oracle
9 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
10 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.06%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.06%) SIEM

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Maximo
2 2 (2.53%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.53%) Primavera
2 2 (2.53%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) iTrent
3 1 (1.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.27%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.27%) SAP MDG-S
3 1 (1.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.80%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.53%) Yammer
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.27%) Boomi
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Skype
1 3 (3.80%) SMS
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 2 (2.53%) VLAN
3 1 (1.27%) BGP
3 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.27%) HSRP
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Intranet
3 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.27%) MIMO
3 1 (1.27%) MPLS
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) OSPF
3 1 (1.27%) VDSL
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.80%) Power BI
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.53%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.27%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Selenium
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.53%) JMeter
4 1 (1.27%) LSMW
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Electronics
4 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.59%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) SAP PI
1 2 (2.53%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) SAML
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.27%) WAP
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
2 8 (10.13%) Information Security
3 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
4 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (6.33%) Change Management
4 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (6.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.06%) Analytics
5 4 (5.06%) Due Diligence
5 4 (5.06%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (5.06%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.06%) SIEM
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.80%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) ABAP
2 2 (2.53%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) CISM
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) CCDP
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MOS
6 1 (1.27%) OSCP
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) GDPR
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) RMADS
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Firmware
3 1 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) IAG
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.27%) Cacti
2 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) SAP
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
5 3 (3.80%) Tableau
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Aruba
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) EMC
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) OpenText
7 1 (1.27%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.27%) Talend
7 1 (1.27%) Teradata