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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.39% 6.65% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 6.98% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 20
Median daily rate £450 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
398 487 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.92% 95.30% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 275 265
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 23 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Gloucester 0 4 £438 -7.89%
Tewkesbury 0 1 £180 -68.69%
Cheltenham -8 1 £413 -10.81% 2
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (51.02%) DV Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 11 (22.45%) CISSP
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Information Assurance
4 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (22.45%) CLAS
4 11 (22.45%) Compliance Audit
4 11 (22.45%) Remediation Plan
5 10 (20.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Teradata
8 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (12.24%) C
9 5 (10.20%) C++
9 5 (10.20%) Java

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 (10.20%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.04%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 5 (10.20%) OLAP
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.20%) Star Schema
3 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Compliance Audit
1 11 (22.45%) Information Assurance
1 11 (22.45%) Remediation Plan
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) MODAF
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.16%) SysML
5 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.16%) UML
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.24%) C
4 5 (10.20%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (51.02%) DV Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) CISSP
3 11 (22.45%) CLAS
4 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 4 (8.16%) HNC
6 4 (8.16%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Basel II
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Teradata
3 5 (10.20%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.12%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) Epicor
5 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.04%) Sage
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) VMware