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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 68 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.28% 5.03% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 5.34% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 13
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£400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £341 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
1191 1123 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.40% 94.05% 91.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 606 411
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 68
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.47 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +6 55 £400 -11.11% 11
High Wycombe - 4 £350 - 3
Buckingham - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
3 22 (19.82%) Windows
3 22 (19.82%) ITIL
4 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
5 19 (17.12%) Hyper-V
6 14 (12.61%) SQL
7 13 (11.71%) Migration
7 13 (11.71%) VMware
7 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (9.91%) Firewall
9 9 (8.11%) Agresso
9 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
9 9 (8.11%) UNIX
9 9 (8.11%) Finance
9 9 (8.11%) Information Security
9 9 (8.11%) vSphere
9 9 (8.11%) Cyber Security
9 9 (8.11%) User Experience
10 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (7.21%) PKI
10 8 (7.21%) Citrix
11 7 (6.31%) Cisco
11 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
11 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
11 7 (6.31%) SAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.80%) Lync
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.80%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Agresso
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
2 6 (5.41%) WAN
3 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) SSL
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
4 4 (3.60%) MPLS
5 3 (2.70%) WLAN
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.80%) HSRP
6 2 (1.80%) Multicast
6 2 (1.80%) Network Security
6 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.80%) VRRP
6 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.80%) Wireless
6 2 (1.80%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (1.80%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) PowerCenter
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) QlikView
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
1 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.80%) Introscope
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.90%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) XML
2 4 (3.60%) Web Services
3 3 (2.70%) J2EE
3 3 (2.70%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.80%) JNDI
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
4 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) JDBC
4 2 (1.80%) SOAP
5 1 (0.90%) XSLT
5 1 (0.90%) .NET
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) User Experience
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) PKI
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.70%) HACMP
6 3 (2.70%) SCADA
7 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) FMCG
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) UNIX
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) AIX
6 5 (4.50%) Linux
7 2 (1.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) Migration
3 9 (8.11%) Information Security
3 9 (8.11%) Cyber Security
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
4 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.41%) Change Management
5 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (4.50%) Security Testing
6 5 (4.50%) OWASP
6 5 (4.50%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (4.50%) CRM
6 5 (4.50%) ERP
7 4 (3.60%) ETL
7 4 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.41%) VBScript
4 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.80%) Java
5 2 (1.80%) Python
5 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.80%) Jython
5 2 (1.80%) Korn
6 1 (0.90%) X++
6 1 (0.90%) JCL
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) COBOL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.50%) GIAC
4 5 (4.50%) CISSP
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.60%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) MCSA
6 2 (1.80%) CCIE
6 2 (1.80%) CCNP
6 2 (1.80%) CCIP
6 2 (1.80%) CCNA
6 2 (1.80%) CCDP
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) COBIT
3 3 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.90%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (17.12%) Hyper-V
1 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.11%) vSphere
4 7 (6.31%) XenApp
4 7 (6.31%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.80%) NFS
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) XenMobile
1 7 (6.31%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.50%) SCOrch
2 5 (4.50%) SCCM
3 4 (3.60%) SCOM
3 4 (3.60%) WSUS
4 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.80%) OVSD
5 2 (1.80%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.90%) Control-M
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) VMware
3 8 (7.21%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) SAP
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) Symantec
5 6 (5.41%) HP
6 5 (4.50%) Informatica
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle
7 4 (3.60%) F5
8 3 (2.70%) Tableau
8 3 (2.70%) Veritas
9 2 (1.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) Epicor
9 2 (1.80%) NetApp
9 2 (1.80%) Twitter
9 2 (1.80%) GFI Software
9 2 (1.80%) NetSuite
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