The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 45 76 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.67% 5.37% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 5.71% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 35
Median daily rate £419 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.05% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
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
735 1330 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.69% 93.99% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 722 606
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 63 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 34 £406 -18.75% 5
High Wycombe - 3 £450 - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.19%) Firewall
4 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.14%) Finance
6 13 (13.13%) Cisco
7 11 (11.11%) Windows
7 11 (11.11%) Migration
7 11 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.10%) Information Security
9 9 (9.09%) Banking
9 9 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (9.09%) Oracle
9 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 9 (9.09%) F5
9 9 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 9 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.07%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
11 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (7.07%) Big Data
11 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
12 6 (6.06%) Analytics
12 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
12 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.03%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) CICS
4 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) Maximo
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 5 (5.05%) Network Security
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.03%) LDAP
6 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) SSL
7 2 (2.02%) VPN
8 1 (1.01%) MPLS
8 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.01%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
2 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.03%) OLAP
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.02%) DataStax
5 2 (2.02%) HBase
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) LSMW
2 1 (1.01%) Introscope
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) XMPP
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.01%) CSS
3 1 (1.01%) ISPF
3 1 (1.01%) JDBC
3 1 (1.01%) JNDI
3 1 (1.01%) Servlets
3 1 (1.01%) SOAP
3 1 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) CESG
4 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.02%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) MVS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (11.11%) Migration
2 10 (10.10%) Information Security
3 9 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.06%) Analytics
5 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.06%) Change Management
5 6 (6.06%) ITIL
6 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.05%) ERP
6 5 (5.05%) Presales
6 5 (5.05%) Scrum
6 5 (5.05%) Service Management
6 5 (5.05%) Validation
7 4 (4.04%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.04%) CRM
7 4 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) C
3 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.03%) C#
4 3 (3.03%) Python
4 3 (3.03%) VBScript
5 2 (2.02%) R
5 2 (2.02%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) CLIST
6 1 (1.01%) COBOL
6 1 (1.01%) F#
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) JCL
6 1 (1.01%) Jython
6 1 (1.01%) Korn
6 1 (1.01%) REXX
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) CISSP
5 3 (3.03%) CCNP
5 3 (3.03%) CCSE
6 2 (2.02%) CCIE
6 2 (2.02%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CCDP
7 1 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (1.01%) CCSA
7 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) NFS
2 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.02%) HDFS
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCOM
2 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.03%) Nessus
4 2 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.02%) OVSD
5 1 (1.01%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.01%) Control-M
5 1 (1.01%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Cisco
3 9 (9.09%) F5
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.04%) Citrix
5 4 (4.04%) Forcepoint
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
5 4 (4.04%) VMware
6 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 3 (3.03%) Informatica
6 3 (3.03%) NetIQ
6 3 (3.03%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.02%) BMC
7 2 (2.02%) Juniper
7 2 (2.02%) Remedy
7 2 (2.02%) Symantec
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