Period
to 26 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.52% 5.59% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 5.97% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.58% -21.00%
10th Percentile £428 £450 £354
90th Percentile £696 £600 £464
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 302 134 113
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 93.71% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 58 57
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +18.57% -5.08%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £115
90th Percentile £538 £561 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £390 £389
% change year-on-year +15.38% +0.32% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 17 30
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -34.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.86 £12.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.25 £47.63
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +57.89% -20.28% -15.38%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) SSCP
3 4 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Compliance Audit
3 4 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) JD Edwards
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (21.43%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) HP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (7.14%) CATIA
1 1 (7.14%) EPLAN
1 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (7.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
2 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
2 1 (7.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Compliance Audit
1 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
1 4 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (21.43%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) PLM
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) SSCP
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) JD Edwards
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Autodesk
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) PTC
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com