Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.87% 5.91% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 6.36% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 25
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £401 £366 £368
90th Percentile £540 £554 £580
South West median daily rate £470 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.90% +20.69% +299.08%

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 621 849 969
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 92.99% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 477 572
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £390 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £204
90th Percentile £525 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -30.62% +44.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £45.55 £48.69
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 +23 13 £475 +20.63% 1
Gloucester -4 7 £450 +5.88% 3
Cirencester - 4 £400 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) SAP
5 7 (17.95%) Java
5 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (15.38%) SAP FI
6 6 (15.38%) SAP CO
7 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) JDBC
7 5 (12.82%) SOAP
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) XML
7 5 (12.82%) HTTP
7 5 (12.82%) CISSP
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) webMethods
8 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
8 4 (10.26%) Windows
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 4 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Data Migration

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 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 6 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 6 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.56%) DataStage
2 1 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JDBC
1 5 (12.82%) SOAP
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) Email Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.13%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) CISM
6 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) CCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CLAS
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) webMethods
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.13%) Teradata
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards