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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.71% 7.35% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.95% 7.59% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 15
Average daily rate £450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £333 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -11.04%
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
453 461 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.00% 96.85% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 268 185
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 47
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 8 £525 +31.25% 1
Cheltenham +8 5 £513 +20.58% 9
Filton - 1 - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (42.37%) DV Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) Migration
4 15 (25.42%) Oracle
5 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (22.03%) Information Assurance
5 13 (22.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (22.03%) Compliance Audit
6 11 (18.64%) CISSP
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
6 11 (18.64%) CLAS
7 8 (13.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
7 8 (13.56%) Windows
8 7 (11.86%) SQL
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.47%) SCCM
10 5 (8.47%) CRM
10 5 (8.47%) ERP
10 5 (8.47%) HP
10 5 (8.47%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.47%) Citrix
10 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
10 5 (8.47%) XenApp
10 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
10 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle ASCP
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle SCM
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.69%) Demantra
5 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.69%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.69%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) Mason
1 1 (1.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Health Informatics
3 2 (3.39%) Informatics
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) zOS
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 13 (22.03%) Compliance Audit
2 13 (22.03%) Information Assurance
3 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) ERP
4 5 (8.47%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Service Management
5 3 (5.08%) SOA
5 3 (5.08%) Workflow
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.39%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.39%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.69%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (42.37%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) CISSP
3 11 (18.64%) CLAS
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) APMP
5 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.69%) CISA
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.69%) RMADS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (8.47%) XenApp
2 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.39%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) zSecure
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) MIIS
3 1 (1.69%) SCSM
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Apple
4 3 (5.08%) CA
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Mitel
6 1 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) Teradata
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