Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 6 months to 26 July 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 > Gloucester
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 20 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.52% 5.05% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 5.29% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 13
Gloucester median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -16.23%
10th Percentile £399 £369 £240
90th Percentile £506 £675 £488
Gloucestershire median daily rate £419 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.94% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucester median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 219 208 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 96.48% 95.41% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 132 141
Gloucester median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £174 £213 £175
90th Percentile £505 £575 £518
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 15
Gloucester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -15.00% +31.15%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +58.82%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Gloucester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Gloucester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Gloucester over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Gloucester

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Gloucester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Legacy Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Legacy Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP