The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.51% 2.75% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.83% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £438 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +90.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
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 Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 106 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 88.60% 97.25% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 103
Median daily rate £375 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £125.00 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Gloucester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Star Schema
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (37.50%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 2 (25.00%) HND
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 3 (37.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Star Schema
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
2 2 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Basel II
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Teradata
3 3 (37.50%) MicroStrategy