Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 11 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.42% 11.27% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 13.11% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Cheltenham median daily rate £428 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +26.98% -10.51%
10th Percentile £333 £408 £369
90th Percentile £524 £570 £448
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 191 122 204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.27% 85.92% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 34 105
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% -4.40%
10th Percentile £210 £233 £225
90th Percentile £525 £575 £553
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 25
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.63 £11.40
90th Percentile £49.25 £55.00 £46.90
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -33.33%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (40.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle