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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 64 79 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.22% 7.57% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 8.21% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 24
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£395 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -34.17%
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
1147 962 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.63% 92.15% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 495 327
Average daily rate £365 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 89
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -8 49 £400 -11.11% 11
High Wycombe -2 7 £338 +35.00% 1
Amersham - 1 £450 -
Aylesbury - 1 - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (18.63%) ITIL
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 13 (12.75%) SQL
5 12 (11.76%) VMware
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.80%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.82%) Information Security
7 9 (8.82%) Migration
8 8 (7.84%) UNIX
8 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.86%) User Experience
9 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (6.86%) XenMobile
9 7 (6.86%) Citrix
9 7 (6.86%) PowerCenter
9 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.86%) Finance
9 7 (6.86%) Retail
9 7 (6.86%) XenApp
9 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.98%) Lync
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Agresso
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
1 3 (2.94%) Route 53
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) LAN
2 5 (4.90%) WAN
3 4 (3.92%) SSL
4 3 (2.94%) DNS
4 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.94%) MPLS
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.96%) Network Security
5 2 (1.96%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.96%) HTTP
5 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.96%) ATM
5 2 (1.96%) WLAN
6 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.98%) Multicast
6 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.98%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) PowerCenter
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) QlikView
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Introscope
4 1 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) NUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
1 7 (6.86%) Retail
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) XML
3 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.94%) .NET
3 3 (2.94%) J2EE
3 3 (2.94%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.96%) JNDI
4 2 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.96%) LAMP
4 2 (1.96%) JDBC
4 2 (1.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.98%) WCF
5 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.92%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.94%) SCADA
4 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.84%) UNIX
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.94%) AIX
5 3 (2.94%) Linux
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
3 9 (8.82%) Information Security
3 9 (8.82%) Migration
4 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.88%) Change Management
6 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) Cyber Security
7 5 (4.90%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.92%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (3.92%) Service Management
8 4 (3.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 10 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.94%) VBScript
4 3 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) Korn
5 2 (1.96%) Jython
5 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.96%) PHP
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.98%) COBOL
6 1 (0.98%) VB
6 1 (0.98%) ABAP
6 1 (0.98%) C
6 1 (0.98%) JCL
6 1 (0.98%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) VCP4
4 3 (2.94%) MCSE
4 3 (2.94%) CISM
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.94%) CISSP
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.96%) CSSLP
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) GSEC
5 2 (1.96%) CISA
5 2 (1.96%) GCED
6 1 (0.98%) AAT
6 1 (0.98%) CCIE
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) CCIP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) COBIT
3 3 (2.94%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.98%) GxP
5 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
1 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) XenApp
3 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.96%) OVSD
3 2 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.96%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) Control-M
4 1 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) VMware
3 7 (6.86%) Citrix
4 6 (5.88%) SAP
5 5 (4.90%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) Cisco
5 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 5 (4.90%) Symantec
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle
6 4 (3.92%) F5
7 3 (2.94%) Tableau
8 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) Epicor
8 2 (1.96%) NetApp
8 2 (1.96%) Remedy
8 2 (1.96%) Dell
8 2 (1.96%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.96%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.98%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.98%) Lumension
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