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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 66 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.32% 4.71% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 5.09% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 21
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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
1178 1218 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.92% 92.62% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 692 470
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 79
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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 July 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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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 -1 47 £445 +11.25% 6
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.94%) Migration
3 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.15%) Information Security
4 19 (14.39%) ITIL
5 18 (13.64%) Windows
5 18 (13.64%) SQL
5 18 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 16 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 14 (10.61%) Firewall
7 14 (10.61%) Retail
8 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.85%) Finance
8 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.85%) CISSP
9 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 12 (9.09%) GIAC
9 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 12 (9.09%) vSphere
9 12 (9.09%) Cyber Security
10 11 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
10 11 (8.33%) OWASP
10 11 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (8.33%) UNIX
11 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
11 10 (7.58%) Informatica
11 10 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (7.58%) PKI

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.27%) SAS
2 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.27%) IIS
2 3 (2.27%) Apache
2 3 (2.27%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) Lync
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.76%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Agresso
2 2 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.76%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) Firewall
2 6 (4.55%) DNS
3 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.27%) LAN
4 3 (2.27%) WAN
4 3 (2.27%) SSL
4 3 (2.27%) Wireless
4 3 (2.27%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.52%) MPLS
5 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.52%) ATM
5 2 (1.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) WLAN
6 1 (0.76%) OSPF
6 1 (0.76%) BGP
6 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) PowerCenter
3 4 (3.03%) DB2
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.52%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.52%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.52%) Introscope
2 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (10.61%) Retail
2 13 (9.85%) Finance
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Web Services
1 6 (4.55%) XML
2 4 (3.03%) XSLT
3 3 (2.27%) MSMQ
3 3 (2.27%) EDI
3 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) XSD
3 3 (2.27%) SAP XI
3 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.27%) WCF
4 2 (1.52%) jQuery
4 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.52%) JNDI
4 2 (1.52%) J2EE
4 2 (1.52%) CSS
4 2 (1.52%) JDBC
4 2 (1.52%) SOAP
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.58%) PKI
3 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.30%) Clustering
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.03%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.27%) HACMP
6 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) UNIX
3 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.55%) AIX
5 5 (3.79%) Linux
6 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) VMS
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Migration
2 20 (15.15%) Information Security
3 19 (14.39%) ITIL
4 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
4 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 11 (8.33%) OWASP
6 11 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (7.58%) Security Architecture
7 10 (7.58%) Security Testing
7 10 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (7.58%) Patch Management
7 10 (7.58%) Security Patching
8 9 (6.82%) ERP
8 9 (6.82%) Project Management
8 9 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.64%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.82%) VBScript
4 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.79%) C
5 5 (3.79%) C#
6 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.27%) Java
8 2 (1.52%) COBOL
8 2 (1.52%) Jython
8 2 (1.52%) Korn
8 2 (1.52%) ABAP
8 2 (1.52%) Python
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) JCL
9 1 (0.76%) X++
9 1 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.85%) CISSP
3 12 (9.09%) GIAC
3 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.79%) Degree
7 4 (3.03%) MCSE
8 3 (2.27%) MCSA
8 3 (2.27%) MCP
8 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.76%) CEH
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) CCIP
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.06%) COBIT
2 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.09%) vSphere
4 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.52%) XenApp
6 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.76%) NFS
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) WSUS
1 6 (4.55%) SCCM
2 5 (3.79%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.03%) SCOM
4 3 (2.27%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.52%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.52%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.52%) Control-M
5 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Informatica
3 8 (6.06%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) SAP
4 7 (5.30%) VMware
5 6 (4.55%) Symantec
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
6 5 (3.79%) HP
7 4 (3.03%) Citrix
7 4 (3.03%) Veritas
7 4 (3.03%) F5
8 3 (2.27%) GFI Software
8 3 (2.27%) Dell
8 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) Epicor
9 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.52%) NetSuite
9 2 (1.52%) Ceridian
9 2 (1.52%) NorthgateArinso
9 2 (1.52%) Tableau
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