The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £324 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Support Consultant
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 132 138
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £324 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.38% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £305 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +15.55% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the South West

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in the South West

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in the South West

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +3 1 £288 -11.53%
Bristol 0 1 £360 +20.00% 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Support 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 South West region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) AIX

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle