The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 59 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.73% 7.30% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 7.53% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 16
Median daily rate £475 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -7.22% +17.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 734 823 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 96.20% 96.94% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 565 613
Median daily rate £389 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 35
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +72.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.15 £47.50 £38.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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 28 May 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 23 (23.47%) SC Cleared
2 23 (23.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.37%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (15.31%) Firewall
7 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (13.27%) SAP
9 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
10 11 (11.22%) CRM
10 11 (11.22%) ERP
10 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.20%) Windows
12 9 (9.18%) T-SQL
12 9 (9.18%) .NET
12 9 (9.18%) Epicor
12 9 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (9.18%) Marketing
13 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (8.16%) Validation
13 8 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (7.14%) C#
14 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
14 7 (7.14%) Electronics
14 7 (7.14%) Maximo
14 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
14 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing

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 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.02%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.14%) Maximo
2 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.06%) Workday HCM
4 2 (2.04%) HFM
4 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.04%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.04%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.04%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.04%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.02%) Movex
5 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.02%) Primavera
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.04%) WebEx
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) Internet
5 1 (1.02%) LDAP
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) MS Access
4 2 (2.04%) DB2
4 2 (2.04%) Essbase
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) Power BI
5 1 (1.02%) QlikView
5 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) LSMW
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Marketing
4 7 (7.14%) Electronics
4 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) Flash
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) HTML5
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.02%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.08%) CESG
2 4 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (4.08%) PKI
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) CMDB
4 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Solaris
3 4 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.22%) CRM
3 11 (11.22%) ERP
4 8 (8.16%) Validation
5 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.12%) ETL
6 6 (6.12%) Information Security
6 6 (6.12%) MVC
6 6 (6.12%) SDLC
7 5 (5.10%) Migration
7 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.10%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.08%) Cryptography
8 4 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) C
5 2 (2.04%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) SC Cleared
1 23 (23.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) CISSP
3 4 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (4.08%) CISM
3 4 (4.08%) CLAS
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) CISMP
4 2 (2.04%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.08%) RMADS
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002
4 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.02%) IFRS
4 1 (1.02%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.08%) Nessus
2 4 (4.08%) Nmap
2 4 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.04%) Ansible
3 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) SAP
3 9 (9.18%) Epicor
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
5 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 5 (5.10%) McAfee
6 4 (4.08%) Qualys
7 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.06%) Workday
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
8 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.04%) Informatica
8 2 (2.04%) Nintex
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) Intel
9 1 (1.02%) Remedy
9 1 (1.02%) RightFax
9 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Symantec
9 1 (1.02%) Tableau
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