The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 45 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.95% 6.97% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 7.53% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 23
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£400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1078 943 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.56% 92.54% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 495 289
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 33 £400 -11.05% 9
High Wycombe +1 5 £300 +20.10% 3
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.09%) ITIL
4 14 (14.89%) Windows
4 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (13.83%) SQL
5 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.77%) VMware
6 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
6 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
7 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (9.57%) Cyber Security
9 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (8.51%) Information Security
10 7 (7.45%) Finance
10 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.45%) Citrix
10 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle
10 7 (7.45%) XenApp
10 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
10 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (7.45%) User Experience
10 7 (7.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (7.45%) XenMobile
11 6 (6.38%) F5
11 6 (6.38%) Firewall
12 5 (5.32%) Symantec

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.06%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Route 53
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Firewall
2 4 (4.26%) BIG-IP
2 4 (4.26%) Network Security
2 4 (4.26%) LAN
2 4 (4.26%) WAN
2 4 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.13%) WLAN
3 2 (2.13%) IPsec
3 2 (2.13%) MPLS
3 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) TACACS
4 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.06%) Multicast
4 1 (1.06%) HSRP
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.06%) BGP
4 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.26%) QlikView
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.19%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) SSDT
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) NUnit
2 1 (1.06%) Selenium
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
1 5 (5.32%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) XML
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.13%) XHTML
3 2 (2.13%) XSL
3 2 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.06%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) SCADA
4 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
3 9 (9.57%) Cyber Security
4 8 (8.51%) Information Security
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.32%) Change Management
6 5 (5.32%) Migration
6 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.26%) Project Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.19%) Data Security
8 3 (3.19%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.19%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) CISM
4 3 (3.19%) CISSP
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.13%) GSEC
5 2 (2.13%) CSSLP
5 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) CISA
5 2 (2.13%) GCED
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) CCIP
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
1 5 (5.32%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.19%) COBIT
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.45%) XenApp
2 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.06%) SCSM
4 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.06%) Control-M
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) OVSD
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) VMware
3 7 (7.45%) Citrix
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) F5
5 5 (5.32%) Symantec
6 4 (4.26%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) Epicor
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) SumTotal
8 2 (2.13%) Saba
8 2 (2.13%) FatWire
8 2 (2.13%) Remedy
8 2 (2.13%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.06%) Lumension
9 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.06%) Informatica
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
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