The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.58% 13.56% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 13.56% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£456 £413 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +32.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.11% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Cheltenham region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Cheltenham region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Informatica
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (17.39%) Validation
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.70%) DNS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.35%) Changepoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
2 4 (17.39%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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