Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 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.

Technical Consultant
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 92 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Bristol median daily rate £440 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% -7.74% -10.40%
10th Percentile £404 £366 £359
90th Percentile £472 £508 £595
South West median daily rate £440 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -12.00% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 1,641 1,532 1,670
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.57% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 1,037 1,168
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 56 81
Bristol median hourly rate £18.75 £21.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.10% -39.74% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.81 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.60 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.97% +1.33% +85.78%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Bristol

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics

Technical 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat