Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 37 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.43% 4.70% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 5.05% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 30
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.28% +9.39%
10th Percentile £388 £352 £381
90th Percentile £570 £513 £555
South West median daily rate £465 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.75% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £32.25 £47.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year -32.11% +1.60% -10.95%

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 563 732 926
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.89% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 465 516
Gloucestershire median daily rate £384 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% - -
10th Percentile £199 £158 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £530
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 53
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -35.29% +33.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.70 £10.83
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.00 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +11 11 £500 +21.21% 3
Gloucester -3 5 £445 -1.11% 1
Cirencester - 4 £400 - 1
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) SAP
4 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
4 6 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (18.18%) SAP CO
5 5 (15.15%) Banking
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Big Data
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) CISSP
7 3 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP CO
1 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
1 6 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Business One
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) DataStage
3 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Rational Quality Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Email Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Apex Code
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) CEH
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CISM
5 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (3.03%) CCA
6 1 (3.03%) CLAS
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy