The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
366 323 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.37% 97.00% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 180 409
Average daily rate £360 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 52
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.88 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
IT Consultant
South West

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the Gloucestershire region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IT Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT