The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 26 26 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.74% 5.83% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.07% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 313 428 451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.56% 95.96% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 211 270
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 6 £425 -13.70%
Cheltenham +6 3 £425 -17.07% 3
Cirencester - 1 £300 - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
3 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (30.56%) CLAS
3 11 (30.56%) Compliance Audit
3 11 (30.56%) Remediation Plan
3 11 (30.56%) CISSP
4 10 (27.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.33%) Unix
9 3 (8.33%) Windows
9 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (5.56%) Finance
10 2 (5.56%) Advertising
10 2 (5.56%) VMware

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Captiva
2 1 (2.78%) Documentum
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Compliance Audit
1 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
1 11 (30.56%) Remediation Plan
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Presales
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.78%) Legacy Data Mapping
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) CISSP
3 11 (30.56%) CLAS
4 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Basel II
3 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Epicor
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago