The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 64 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.93% 4.94% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 5.25% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 952 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 93.98% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 465 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 52 £400 - 9
Aylesbury +1 1 £400 -5.88% 1
High Wycombe -1 1 - -
Marlow - - - -
Bletchley - - - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.00%) Windows
3 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.31%) Migration
6 15 (11.54%) Active Directory
6 15 (11.54%) MS Exchange
6 15 (11.54%) SQL
7 14 (10.77%) Oracle
7 14 (10.77%) SAP
7 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
8 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 13 (10.00%) HP
8 13 (10.00%) Finance
9 12 (9.23%) VMware
9 12 (9.23%) Hyper-V
10 11 (8.46%) ITIL
11 10 (7.69%) Workflow
11 10 (7.69%) SCCM
12 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (6.15%) Service Management
13 8 (6.15%) Change Management
13 8 (6.15%) NetApp
13 8 (6.15%) VBScript
13 8 (6.15%) CRM
13 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (6.15%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
13 8 (6.15%) Lync
13 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.15%) Lync
3 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.54%) Papyrus
7 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.77%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.77%) SAS
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.54%) Staffware
3 2 (1.54%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.54%) Exstream
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.77%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.77%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) LDAP
2 3 (2.31%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.54%) Network Security
3 2 (1.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.77%) TACACS
4 1 (0.77%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) SMS
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.77%) IPsec
4 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.77%) Junos
4 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) DB2
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.77%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.77%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.77%) OLTP
4 1 (0.77%) OLAP
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.54%) Ant
2 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) MSI
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.31%) Games
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.54%) Automotive
5 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) CSS
2 4 (3.08%) Web Services
2 4 (3.08%) HTML
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (2.31%) J2EE
3 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.54%) Middleware
4 2 (1.54%) WCF
5 1 (0.77%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
5 1 (0.77%) Mason
5 1 (0.77%) RESTful
5 1 (0.77%) HTML5
5 1 (0.77%) CSS3
5 1 (0.77%) Worklight
5 1 (0.77%) Spring
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) EJB
5 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (1.54%) E-Learning
2 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.77%) CMDB
3 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.77%) SecurID
3 1 (0.77%) PKI
3 1 (0.77%) SCADA
3 1 (0.77%) Replication
3 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.77%) EPoS
3 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.77%) DTV
3 1 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) Migration
2 11 (8.46%) ITIL
3 10 (7.69%) Workflow
4 8 (6.15%) Change Management
4 8 (6.15%) CRM
4 8 (6.15%) Service Management
5 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.08%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.08%) Cyber Security
6 4 (3.08%) Project Management
6 4 (3.08%) SOA
6 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.31%) ITSM
7 3 (2.31%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.31%) ETL
7 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.31%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.54%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) SQL
2 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) VBScript
4 4 (3.08%) Java
4 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.31%) C
6 2 (1.54%) C#
6 2 (1.54%) VBA
7 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.08%) MCSE
5 3 (2.31%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.54%) CIPD
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) CISA
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.31%) UAG
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.77%) Squid
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.77%) Postfix
7 1 (0.77%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) SCCM
2 6 (4.62%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.31%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (2.31%) SCOM
5 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.54%) SCSM
5 2 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.77%) Control-M
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle
2 14 (10.77%) SAP
3 13 (10.00%) HP
4 12 (9.23%) VMware
5 8 (6.15%) NetApp
6 7 (5.38%) EMC
7 5 (3.85%) Citrix
7 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.85%) Symantec
7 5 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (2.31%) F5
8 3 (2.31%) McAfee
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco
9 2 (1.54%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.54%) Remedy
9 2 (1.54%) Adobe
9 2 (1.54%) Sophos
9 2 (1.54%) Lumension
10 1 (0.77%) Talend
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