The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.31% 15.89% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 16.19% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
144 105 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.36% 98.13% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 59 32
Average daily rate £388 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £20.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (22.22%) Mercator
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) MCTS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
6 2 (11.11%) RMADS
6 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) CESG
7 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) FCoE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Military
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.11%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Service Management
1 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
1 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
2 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCTS
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Mercator
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP