Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Technical Consultant
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 48 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.59% 0.22% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.23% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £575 £425 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +78.95% -
10th Percentile £530 £413 £126
90th Percentile £620 £438 £359
South West median daily rate £475 £275 £425
% change year-on-year +72.73% -35.29% +82.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 484 436 692
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.82% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 223 399
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £167 £256
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 81
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -33.76% +95.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +1 2 £550 +29.41%
Technical Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Somerset region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) ESRI
1 3 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Dart
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ModSecurity
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Dart
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (100.00%) ESRI
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat