The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 9 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.69% 12.00% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 12.37% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £419 £490 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +7.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £480 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £518 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +84.00%

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
48 97 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.31% 97.00% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle