The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 48 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.04% 4.28% 8.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.86% 4.45% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 10
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£448 £271 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.03% -25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £209 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £343 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -26.66%
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
442 247 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.47% 96.11% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 125 180
Average daily rate £375 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.40 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Gloucestershire region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +5 14 £450 - 4
Gloucester -2 12 £463 +37.03% 3
Tewkesbury - - - -
Filton - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 2
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.14%) Oracle
3 25 (30.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (24.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (20.48%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (18.07%) Windows
7 15 (18.07%) DV Cleared
8 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
8 14 (16.87%) Finance
9 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
10 10 (12.05%) UNIX
10 10 (12.05%) SQL
10 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
11 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (9.64%) CISSP
12 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.43%) Oracle ASCP
13 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
13 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
14 6 (7.23%) Web Services
14 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
14 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
14 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
14 6 (7.23%) Migration
14 6 (7.23%) VMware
14 6 (7.23%) Information Security
15 5 (6.02%) Oracle Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.02%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (24.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (20.48%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle ASCP
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (1.20%) Changepoint
7 1 (1.20%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) VPN
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) IPv4
4 1 (1.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Military
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) XML
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
2 2 (2.41%) JDBC
2 2 (2.41%) Ajax
2 2 (2.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.20%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.20%) JSP
3 1 (1.20%) SOAP
3 1 (1.20%) Struts
3 1 (1.20%) SAML
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.82%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) CESG
3 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) RMADS
4 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (12.05%) UNIX
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) Solaris
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
2 6 (7.23%) Migration
2 6 (7.23%) Information Security
2 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.02%) Service Management
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL
4 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.82%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.61%) Coaching
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.61%) Information Assurance
5 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.61%) Workflow
5 3 (3.61%) Release Management
6 2 (2.41%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (2.41%) Validation
6 2 (2.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.82%) C
4 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.64%) CISSP
6 5 (6.02%) MCTS
7 4 (4.82%) CISM
7 4 (4.82%) CEH
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) Citrix
3 5 (6.02%) webMethods
4 4 (4.82%) Mercator
5 3 (3.61%) Remedy
6 2 (2.41%) McAfee
6 2 (2.41%) Informatica
6 2 (2.41%) AppSense
6 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) Altiris
7 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.20%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Sophos
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago