The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.32% 8.20% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 9.43% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £355 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +25.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 73 106 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.05% 86.89% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 111
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.35 £13.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.46% -69.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared

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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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