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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.06% 5.13% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.51% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 20
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£439 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +11.62%
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
1129 1217 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.19% 93.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 692 430
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 78
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 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 6 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 -12 41 £440 -1.12% 9
Aylesbury -4 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
3 24 (17.91%) ITIL
3 24 (17.91%) Windows
3 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
4 22 (16.42%) Migration
5 19 (14.18%) Information Security
5 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
6 18 (13.43%) SQL
7 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
8 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
9 15 (11.19%) vSphere
10 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
10 14 (10.45%) Firewall
10 14 (10.45%) Finance
10 14 (10.45%) VMware
11 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.96%) GIAC
11 12 (8.96%) Retail
11 12 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (8.96%) CISSP
12 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
12 11 (8.21%) Cyber Security
12 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (8.21%) OWASP
12 11 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (7.46%) Patch Management
13 10 (7.46%) Security Patching

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.24%) SAS
1 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.49%) Lync
2 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Agresso
2 2 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.75%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Firewall
2 6 (4.48%) DNS
3 5 (3.73%) LAN
3 5 (3.73%) WAN
3 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.99%) SSL
5 2 (1.49%) MPLS
5 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.49%) ATM
5 2 (1.49%) HTTP
5 2 (1.49%) Wireless
5 2 (1.49%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.75%) HSRP
6 1 (0.75%) Multicast
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) PowerCenter
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.24%) DB2
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.49%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) JIRA
1 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.49%) Introscope
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
4 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) XML
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.49%) HTML
3 2 (1.49%) J2EE
3 2 (1.49%) CSS
3 2 (1.49%) JDBC
3 2 (1.49%) SOAP
3 2 (1.49%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.49%) JNDI
3 2 (1.49%) jQuery
3 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.75%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.46%) PKI
3 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.22%) User Experience
5 7 (5.22%) Clustering
6 4 (2.99%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.24%) HACMP
7 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) Windows
2 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.46%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) AIX
5 5 (3.73%) Linux
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) ITIL
2 22 (16.42%) Migration
3 19 (14.18%) Information Security
4 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
5 11 (8.21%) OWASP
5 11 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (8.21%) Cyber Security
6 10 (7.46%) Patch Management
6 10 (7.46%) Security Patching
6 10 (7.46%) Security Testing
6 10 (7.46%) ERP
6 10 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (5.97%) Project Management
7 8 (5.97%) Security Architecture
8 7 (5.22%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.22%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.48%) Data Management
9 6 (4.48%) ETL
9 6 (4.48%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.72%) VBScript
4 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.99%) C
6 3 (2.24%) Java
7 2 (1.49%) COBOL
7 2 (1.49%) C#
7 2 (1.49%) Python
7 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.49%) Jython
7 2 (1.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) X++
8 1 (0.75%) JCL
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) ABAP
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) GIAC
3 12 (8.96%) CISSP
4 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.22%) MCSE
5 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.24%) MCSA
7 3 (2.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) CCIP
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) CCDP
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.48%) COBIT
2 6 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) QA
4 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.75%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
2 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.19%) vSphere
4 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.73%) XenApp
5 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) WSUS
2 6 (4.48%) SCCM
3 5 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (3.73%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.73%) XenMobile
3 5 (3.73%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.99%) SCOM
5 3 (2.24%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.49%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.49%) OVSD
7 1 (0.75%) Control-M
7 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) VMware
3 9 (6.72%) Symantec
4 8 (5.97%) HP
4 8 (5.97%) Informatica
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle
5 7 (5.22%) SAP
5 7 (5.22%) Citrix
6 6 (4.48%) Cisco
7 5 (3.73%) Dell
7 5 (3.73%) GFI Software
8 4 (2.99%) F5
8 4 (2.99%) Epicor
8 4 (2.99%) Veritas
9 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 3 (2.24%) Tableau
10 2 (1.49%) Twitter
10 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.49%) NetApp
10 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
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