Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 May 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.23% 4.06% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 4.28% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 35
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £353 £279
90th Percentile £600 £513 £533
South West median daily rate £450 £469 £425
% change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £36.75 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -22.63% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 534 654 881
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 94.92% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 405 469
Gloucestershire median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £231 £188 £233
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 83 55
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £35.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.28% -15.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.75 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.50% +0.67% +81.82%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 9 £500 +26.58% 8
Gloucester -6 2 £445 +1.71%
Cirencester -1 1 - -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Serverless
2 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Email Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.56%) CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
4 1 (5.56%) IISP
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP