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 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 26 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.09% 11.07% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 11.51% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
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£431 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £345 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £492 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -46.00%
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
484 278 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.72% 96.19% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 131 159
Average daily rate £400 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £53.55
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 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 December 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 December 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 -10 10 £456 +10.60% 2
Gloucester -13 5 £250 -41.17% 3
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 41 (56.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) Oracle
4 18 (24.66%) Finance
5 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
6 14 (19.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (17.81%) SQL
8 12 (16.44%) Windows
9 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
9 11 (15.07%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (10.96%) Migration
12 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.22%) Oracle Applications
14 6 (8.22%) MCTS
15 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
15 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
15 5 (6.85%) CISSP
15 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
15 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
15 5 (6.85%) VMware
15 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
15 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
16 4 (5.48%) Web Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.37%) Changepoint
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (1.37%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.48%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) FCoE
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) TestNG
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Military
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
3 2 (2.74%) CSS3
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.37%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.37%) JPA
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) SAML
4 1 (1.37%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) JDBC
4 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.48%) RMADS
2 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) CESG
3 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) PDA
3 1 (1.37%) GIS
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.37%) iSeries
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) UNIX
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) AIX
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Migration
2 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.48%) Data Validation
5 4 (5.48%) Validation
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Workflow
6 3 (4.11%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) Information Assurance
6 3 (4.11%) Coaching
7 2 (2.74%) SABSA
7 2 (2.74%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.74%) Change Control
7 2 (2.74%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.11%) C
4 2 (2.74%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (56.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) DV Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.22%) MCTS
6 5 (6.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.37%) APMP
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) CISM
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) vSphere
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Netcool
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) Mercator
4 4 (5.48%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) McAfee
7 1 (1.37%) ESRI
7 1 (1.37%) AppSense
7 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.37%) HP
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