Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 6 months to 19 January 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 > Gloucester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.76% 3.79% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 4.10% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Gloucester median daily rate £445 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £415 £360 £451
90th Percentile £480 £488 £486
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucester 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 Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Contract vacancies in Gloucester with a recognized job title 204 195 201
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 92.42% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 142 150
Gloucester median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £168 £105 £240
90th Percentile £488 £593 £500
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Gloucester median hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £9.88 £8.78 £10.10
90th Percentile £55.00 £13.28 £45.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29% +29.77%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Lineage
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) HDFS
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

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 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Lineage
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy