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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.97% 8.39% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 8.80% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
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£418 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £505 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
458 284 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.85% 95.30% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 136 129
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 41
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -42.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Cheltenham -7 11 £413 -19.51% 15
Gloucester -11 7 £350 -17.64% 7
Tewkesbury - - - -
Filton - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 33 (39.29%) Oracle
3 27 (32.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 23 (27.38%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 20 (23.81%) DV Cleared
7 18 (21.43%) Finance
8 17 (20.24%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.29%) Windows
11 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.90%) SQL
12 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
13 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
14 8 (9.52%) Migration
14 8 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
16 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
16 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
16 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
17 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
17 5 (5.95%) CISSP
17 5 (5.95%) UNIX
17 5 (5.95%) Oracle Manufacturing
17 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
17 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
17 5 (5.95%) MCTS
17 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (20.24%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.19%) Changepoint
7 1 (1.19%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) FCoE
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) IPv4
5 1 (1.19%) IPv6
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Military
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.19%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.19%) XML
3 1 (1.19%) SAML
3 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
3 1 (1.19%) Ajax
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) JDBC
3 1 (1.19%) JSP
3 1 (1.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.76%) RMADS
2 2 (2.38%) PKI
2 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.38%) CESG
2 2 (2.38%) Learning Management System
2 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) iPad
3 1 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) UNIX
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) Migration
2 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
3 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.76%) Service Management
4 4 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (3.57%) Data Validation
5 3 (3.57%) Information Assurance
5 3 (3.57%) Information Security
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL
5 3 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (3.57%) Workflow
5 3 (3.57%) Validation
5 3 (3.57%) Coaching
5 3 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.38%) Security Management
6 2 (2.38%) SABSA
6 2 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.76%) C
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) CISSP
5 5 (5.95%) MCTS
6 1 (1.19%) CISM
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
2 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 4 (4.76%) Mercator
4 3 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (3.57%) Informatica
5 2 (2.38%) NetApp
5 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) CA
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
6 1 (1.19%) AppSense
6 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.19%) Nimsoft
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £677.78 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £501 - £595 per day
Posted: 10 days ago