Period
to 22 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 26 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.83% 3.88% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 4.01% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 35
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £324 £347 £301
90th Percentile £490 £481 £588
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £433
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.83% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - £50.00

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 582 649 891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.87% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 324 473
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £199 £225
90th Percentile £563 £511 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 66
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +39.67% -27.98%
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.05 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.63 £47.48
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +44.44%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Gloucester +3 9 £450 - 3
Cheltenham -8 4 £413 +6.45% 3
Cirencester -3 1 - - 1
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (41.18%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Teradata
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) GIAC
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment

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 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Serverless
1 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) ISDN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) CESG
1 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
1 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Inmon Methodology
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.88%) CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
4 1 (5.88%) IISP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) SAP