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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.51% 5.42% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 5.56% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Median daily rate £450 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.29% +50.00%
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
429 468 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.06% 97.50% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 282 213
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 31
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.39% -44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £43.83 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +2 4 £450 +15.75% 1
Cheltenham -5 3 £375 +7.14% 5
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (52.11%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
3 21 (29.58%) Finance
3 21 (29.58%) Migration
4 13 (18.31%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
6 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (12.68%) SQL
7 9 (12.68%) Windows
7 9 (12.68%) Degree
8 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
8 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.86%) C
9 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.86%) CISSP
9 7 (9.86%) Information Assurance
9 7 (9.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (9.86%) Compliance Audit
9 7 (9.86%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (8.45%) CLAS
10 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (8.45%) SCCM
10 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (8.45%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (8.45%) C++

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 (7.04%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.63%) SAS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.82%) GroupWise
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (8.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle ASCP
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.41%) Demantra
5 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
1 3 (4.23%) OpenVPN
1 3 (4.23%) Skype
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) IMAP4
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) POP3
2 2 (2.82%) SMTP
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.63%) OLAP
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.63%) Star Schema
2 4 (5.63%) Xcelsius
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
1 2 (2.82%) REST
1 2 (2.82%) SOAP
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.41%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.82%) Informatics
3 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) CESG
4 1 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) zOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.86%) Compliance Audit
3 7 (9.86%) Information Assurance
3 7 (9.86%) Remediation Plan
4 6 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) ETL
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) MODAF
5 5 (7.04%) Requirements Management
5 5 (7.04%) SysML
5 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.04%) UML
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.86%) C
4 6 (8.45%) C++
4 6 (8.45%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (52.11%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.68%) Degree
5 7 (9.86%) CISSP
6 6 (8.45%) CLAS
7 4 (5.63%) HNC
7 4 (5.63%) HND
8 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (1.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.41%) CISM
8 1 (1.41%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (7.04%) XenApp
2 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.82%) ACF2
5 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) zSecure
3 2 (2.82%) SCSM
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) MIIS
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
3 5 (7.04%) HP
3 5 (7.04%) Splunk
4 4 (5.63%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (5.63%) Teradata
5 3 (4.23%) Apple
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) CA
6 2 (2.82%) Lotus
6 2 (2.82%) Novell
6 2 (2.82%) webMethods
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.41%) Mitel
7 1 (1.41%) SAP