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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 10 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 50 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.66% 4.48% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 4.74% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 10
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£450 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £241 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £455 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
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
437 211 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.18% 94.62% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 101 224
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 39
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -47.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.75 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 12 £450 -
Gloucester -5 12 £463 +32.14% 5
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 3
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (24.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (18.57%) Windows
7 13 (18.57%) Finance
8 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
9 9 (12.86%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) SQL
11 7 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (10.00%) UNIX
11 7 (10.00%) CISSP
11 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (10.00%) Migration
11 7 (10.00%) VMware
11 7 (10.00%) Information Security
12 6 (8.57%) VPN
12 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.57%) Citrix
12 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
12 6 (8.57%) Oracle ASCP
13 5 (7.14%) IIS
13 5 (7.14%) webMethods

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.43%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.43%) Changepoint
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 4 (5.71%) DNS
3 4 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) IPv4
5 1 (1.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.43%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) JDBC
2 2 (2.86%) Ajax
2 2 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.43%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.43%) JSP
3 1 (1.43%) SOAP
3 1 (1.43%) Struts
3 1 (1.43%) SAML
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.71%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) RMADS
4 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Risk Management
2 7 (10.00%) Migration
2 7 (10.00%) Information Security
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL
3 4 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.29%) Service Management
4 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.29%) Release Management
5 2 (2.86%) Information Assurance
5 2 (2.86%) Security Architecture
5 2 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.86%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (2.86%) E-business
5 2 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (2.86%) CRM
5 2 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
1 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) CISSP
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.71%) CISM
6 4 (5.71%) CEH
7 2 (2.86%) MCTS
8 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.29%) vSphere
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) WSUS
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Citrix
4 5 (7.14%) webMethods
5 3 (4.29%) Apple
5 3 (4.29%) AppSense
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Mercator
6 2 (2.86%) McAfee
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.43%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.43%) Sophos
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec
7 1 (1.43%) Altiris
7 1 (1.43%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.43%) CA
7 1 (1.43%) Informatica
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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