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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.92% 1.33% 14.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.50% 1.41% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.19%
Consultant
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
113 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.96% 94.67% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 30
Average daily rate £377 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 8 (33.33%) Oracle
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) webMethods
5 4 (16.67%) Clustering
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.33%) DNS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.17%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) JDBC
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (8.33%) Validation
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (8.33%) Data Validation
1 2 (8.33%) Change Control
1 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Coaching
2 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.17%) High Availability
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.17%) Release Management
2 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.17%) Time Management
2 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) webMethods
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) Nimsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago