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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 13 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.93% 7.92% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 8.25% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £475 £455 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +39.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £341 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £495 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
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
96 97 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.05% 96.04% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 99
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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
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 25 June 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) zSecure
5 2 (16.67%) Law
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Teradata
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (8.33%) SaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) GroupWise
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IMAP4
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) POP3
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (41.67%) XenApp
1 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) ACF2
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) RACF
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Novell
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata