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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.59% 5.45% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 5.81% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 18
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£450 £473 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +45.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
408 344 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.79% 93.73% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 194 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Gloucester +20 13 £455 -3.70% 1
Cheltenham -10 9 £425 +41.66% 5
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) Migration
8 7 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.71%) Citrix
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) SAP
10 5 (8.93%) VMware
10 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
10 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
11 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
11 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.14%) HTML
11 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.14%) CISSP
11 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (5.36%) C

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) Liferay
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP EWM
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Agresso
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) NAS
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) TestNG
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Military
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) CSS3
3 2 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.57%) JPA
3 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.57%) Spring
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) PDA
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) VMS
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) UNIX
8 1 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
2 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
3 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) BDD
5 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
5 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) MVC
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.57%) TDD
5 2 (3.57%) Logistics
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) ERP
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Netcool
1 1 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Citrix
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Websense
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 2 (3.57%) Juniper
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas
5 1 (1.79%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee
5 1 (1.79%) ESRI
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago