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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 20 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.18% 11.88% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 12.67% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £490 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
452 300 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.36% 93.75% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 146 216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.83 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -10 6 £250 -48.18% 2
Cheltenham -20 5 £450 +17.64% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 £520 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) DV Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle
4 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
5 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (18.97%) Finance
6 10 (17.24%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Windows
8 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (12.07%) Migration
9 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (6.90%) Citrix
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (6.90%) UNIX
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (6.90%) Informatica
11 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (6.90%) VMware
11 4 (6.90%) MCTS
11 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Validation
12 3 (5.17%) RMADS
12 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) Lync
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.45%) SAP EWM
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (1.72%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LDAP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) FCoE
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.45%) TestNG
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Military
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) CSS
1 3 (5.17%) CSS3
2 2 (3.45%) REST
2 2 (3.45%) SOAP
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.45%) Spring
2 2 (3.45%) JSON
2 2 (3.45%) Spring MVC
2 2 (3.45%) JPA
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) E-Learning
1 3 (5.17%) Learning Management System
1 3 (5.17%) RMADS
2 1 (1.72%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) PKI
2 1 (1.72%) PDA
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) GIS
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) VMS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Migration
2 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.17%) Data Validation
5 3 (5.17%) Logistics
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Workflow
5 3 (5.17%) Validation
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) TDD
6 2 (3.45%) Project Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.45%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.45%) BDD
6 2 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (1.72%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) DV Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) MCTS
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) MCITP
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Netcool
1 1 (1.72%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Citrix
2 4 (6.90%) Informatica
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Remedy
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas
5 1 (1.72%) Mercator
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee
5 1 (1.72%) ESRI
5 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago