Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 August 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 > Somerset
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 55 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.22% 0.63% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.66% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Somerset median daily rate - £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.29% -
South West median daily rate £445 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +14.84% +19.23% -23.53%
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 449 453 445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 95.57% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 291 228
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £163 £190
90th Percentile £530 £525 £491
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 71
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £42.45
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

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 19 August 2018. 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 +5 1 - -
Technical Consultant
South West

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Somerset region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft