Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.55% 7.59% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 8.27% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Cheltenham median daily rate £413 £419 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% -9.46% +15.63%
10th Percentile £330 £386 £390
90th Percentile £495 £467 £555
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 159 133 234
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 91.72% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 128
Cheltenham median daily rate £363 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £215 £220 £251
90th Percentile £513 £499 £545
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 20
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £36.50 £14.75 £11.56
90th Percentile £49.78 £53.25 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +31.78% +17.27% -21.99%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018, 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 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (33.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SAP