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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% 9.84% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 10.91% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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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
141 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.92% 90.16% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 36
Average daily rate £410 £380 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (11.11%) Replication
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica