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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 20 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.19% 6.84% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 7.14% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 29
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
767 1176 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.86% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 545 638
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 106
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.77 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% +1.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £27.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 36 £500 +5.26% 4
Marlow - 3 £500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £475 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 2 £465 -
Aylesbury -1 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
2 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.27%) Firewall
3 21 (19.27%) Finance
4 14 (12.84%) Migration
4 14 (12.84%) DV Cleared
5 12 (11.01%) Cisco
5 12 (11.01%) Windows
6 11 (10.09%) Banking
6 11 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (9.17%) Oracle
7 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
7 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.34%) Security Operations
9 8 (7.34%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (7.34%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (7.34%) CCNP
9 8 (7.34%) VPN
9 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
9 8 (7.34%) SQL
9 8 (7.34%) Unix
9 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Information Security
9 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis

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 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.75%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.83%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.92%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.92%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.27%) Firewall
2 8 (7.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (7.34%) VPN
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (6.42%) WAN
4 5 (4.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (4.59%) Network Security
5 4 (3.67%) BGP
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.67%) LAN
5 4 (3.67%) OSPF
5 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.75%) DHCP
6 3 (2.75%) DNS
6 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.75%) FCoE
6 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.75%) LDAP
6 3 (2.75%) SSL
6 3 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (6.42%) Big Data
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.75%) HBase
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.83%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.83%) DataStax
6 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) NewSQL
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.92%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.92%) NuoDB
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.92%) Introscope
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.92%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) JDBC
4 1 (0.92%) JNDI
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.92%) SOAP
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
2 8 (7.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) CESG
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.83%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) Migration
2 11 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
4 8 (7.34%) Information Security
4 8 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (7.34%) Security Operations
5 7 (6.42%) Analytics
5 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.42%) Project Management
5 7 (6.42%) Security Testing
5 7 (6.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (5.50%) Change Management
6 6 (5.50%) ERP
6 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (4.59%) Presales
7 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) C
2 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.75%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.75%) Python
3 3 (2.75%) VBScript
4 2 (1.83%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) Ruby
4 2 (1.83%) VB
5 1 (0.92%) ABAP
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) Jython
5 1 (0.92%) Korn
5 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.92%) R
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.84%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.34%) CCNP
6 6 (5.50%) CCNA
7 5 (4.59%) CISSP
8 4 (3.67%) CEH
8 4 (3.67%) CREST Certified
8 4 (3.67%) OSCP
9 2 (1.83%) CLAS
9 2 (1.83%) Degree
9 2 (1.83%) GIAC
9 2 (1.83%) SANS
10 1 (0.92%) CCSA
10 1 (0.92%) CCSE
10 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) RMADS
4 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) HDFS
2 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.83%) XenApp
2 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Nessus
2 2 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.92%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.92%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.92%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) Cisco
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (6.42%) F5
5 7 (6.42%) SAP
6 4 (3.67%) Citrix
7 3 (2.75%) Juniper
7 3 (2.75%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.75%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.83%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.83%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.83%) Informatica
8 2 (1.83%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.83%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.83%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.83%) Symantec