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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 14 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.82% 4.17% 18.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.68% 4.26% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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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
103 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.96% 97.92% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 18
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £205 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £471 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 (54.55%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
8 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (4.55%) Changepoint
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
1 2 (9.09%) Change Control
1 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
1 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Validation
1 2 (9.09%) Migration
1 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SOA
2 1 (4.55%) ETL
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Coaching
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Nimsoft
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