The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.64% 6.26% 8.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.19% 6.51% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £361 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £480 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £422
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
452 430 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.39% 96.20% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 273 199
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 49
Median hourly rate £13.23 £20.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 10 £550 +22.22% 5
Gloucester -1 7 £475 +4.39%
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) DV Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) Migration
4 13 (20.63%) Finance
4 13 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (19.05%) Information Assurance
5 12 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (19.05%) Compliance Audit
6 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.87%) CISSP
7 10 (15.87%) CLAS
7 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
8 9 (14.29%) Oracle
9 8 (12.70%) Windows
9 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
10 6 (9.52%) SQL
10 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (7.94%) XenApp
11 5 (7.94%) XenDesktop
11 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.94%) SCCM
11 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
11 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (7.94%) IBM Notes
11 5 (7.94%) ERP
11 5 (7.94%) HP
11 5 (7.94%) Microsoft

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.17%) GroupWise
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle ASCP
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.59%) Demantra
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.59%) Sage 50
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) OpenVPN
1 3 (4.76%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) IMAP4
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) POP3
2 2 (3.17%) SMTP
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) REST
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) Mason
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Health Informatics
2 2 (3.17%) Informatics
2 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) CESG
3 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Migration
2 12 (19.05%) Compliance Audit
2 12 (19.05%) Information Assurance
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.94%) ERP
5 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.76%) Order to Cash
5 3 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) SOA
5 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) MODAF
6 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.17%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) CISSP
3 10 (15.87%) CLAS
3 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (1.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (7.94%) XenApp
2 5 (7.94%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.17%) ACF2
5 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) zSecure
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.59%) MIIS
3 1 (1.59%) SCSM
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Citrix
2 5 (7.94%) HP
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) Splunk
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) CA
5 2 (3.17%) Lotus
5 2 (3.17%) Novell
5 2 (3.17%) webMethods
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Mitel
6 1 (1.59%) Sage
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata