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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 24 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.03% 5.95% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 6.25% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 27
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +140.00%

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
860 944 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.67% 95.26% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 487 570
Median daily rate £395 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +12 40 £500 +5.26%
Newport Pagnell - 5 £525 -
Aylesbury - 2 - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (41.96%) Security Cleared
2 40 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.43%) Cisco
4 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.86%) Finance
5 19 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (16.07%) DV Cleared
7 16 (14.29%) Windows
8 13 (11.61%) CCNP
9 12 (10.71%) WAN
9 12 (10.71%) VPN
9 12 (10.71%) Migration
10 11 (9.82%) Firewall
11 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
11 10 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (8.04%) Office 365
12 9 (8.04%) Visualisation
12 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.04%) Oracle
12 9 (8.04%) SAP
12 9 (8.04%) CCNA
12 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.14%) LAN
13 8 (7.14%) DHCP
13 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
13 8 (7.14%) Service Management
13 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing

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 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) nginx
4 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 5 (4.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.68%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.89%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) VPN
1 12 (10.71%) WAN
2 11 (9.82%) Firewall
3 10 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (7.14%) DHCP
4 8 (7.14%) LAN
5 7 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (5.36%) Network Security
7 5 (4.46%) BGP
7 5 (4.46%) OSPF
7 5 (4.46%) VLAN
8 4 (3.57%) EIGRP
8 4 (3.57%) FCoE
8 4 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.68%) DNS
10 2 (1.79%) IPsec
10 2 (1.79%) MPLS
10 2 (1.79%) VPLS
10 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.46%) Big Data
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.68%) HBase
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.79%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.79%) DataStax
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.79%) NewSQL
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.79%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.89%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) LSMW
2 1 (0.89%) Babel
2 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) Gradle
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
2 4 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) .NET
1 3 (2.68%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.68%) CSS
1 3 (2.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.89%) Akka
2 1 (0.89%) Android SDK
2 1 (0.89%) Cocoa
2 1 (0.89%) HTML5
2 1 (0.89%) jQuery
2 1 (0.89%) Node.js
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.89%) Spring
2 1 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
1 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.46%) User Experience
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) CESG
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) PKI
4 1 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.36%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) VMS
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.71%) Migration
2 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (8.04%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 8 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.14%) Service Management
4 7 (6.25%) Analytics
4 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 7 (6.25%) ITIL
4 7 (6.25%) Presales
4 7 (6.25%) Validation
5 6 (5.36%) ERP
5 6 (5.36%) Project Management
5 6 (5.36%) Resource Management
5 6 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (4.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) C
2 3 (2.68%) Java
2 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.79%) ABAP
3 2 (1.79%) Python
3 2 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.89%) ES6
4 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) Scala
4 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (41.96%) Security Cleared
2 40 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (16.07%) DV Cleared
5 13 (11.61%) CCNP
6 9 (8.04%) CCNA
7 6 (5.36%) CEH
7 6 (5.36%) CREST Certified
7 6 (5.36%) OSCP
8 5 (4.46%) CCIE
8 5 (4.46%) CISSP
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.79%) CISM
10 2 (1.79%) CLAS
10 2 (1.79%) GIAC
10 2 (1.79%) SANS
11 1 (0.89%) CCAA
11 1 (0.89%) CRISC
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) ISO22301
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.79%) RMADS
5 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) HDFS
2 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenApp
3 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.89%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.89%) Nessus
4 1 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Cisco
2 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 9 (8.04%) SAP
4 8 (7.14%) F5
5 7 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 3 (2.68%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.79%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.79%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.79%) Juniper
7 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.89%) Capita
8 1 (0.89%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.89%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.89%) Google