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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 45 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 61 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.25% 3.72% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.57% 3.87% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 52
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £24.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+93.93% -5.71%
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
929 1110 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.18% 95.94% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 543 495
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 63
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 31 £520 +30.00% 8
High Wycombe 0 1 £350 +16.56% 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (17.76%) SAP
2 25 (16.45%) Finance
3 22 (14.47%) Java
4 20 (13.16%) Unix
5 19 (12.50%) Migration
6 18 (11.84%) Linux
7 17 (11.18%) SQL
7 17 (11.18%) Banking
8 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 14 (9.21%) SC Cleared
9 14 (9.21%) Oracle
9 14 (9.21%) Windows
10 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
10 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
11 12 (7.89%) SAP BW
11 12 (7.89%) SAP APO
12 11 (7.24%) Hyper-V
13 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.58%) DB2
14 9 (5.92%) XML
14 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (5.26%) Information Security
15 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.26%) HTTP
15 8 (5.26%) Adobe
15 8 (5.26%) Spanish Language
16 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
16 7 (4.61%) Unit4 Business World
16 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
16 7 (4.61%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.63%) IIS
4 4 (2.63%) SAS
5 3 (1.97%) Documentum
6 2 (1.32%) Apache
6 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.66%) Liferay
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
7 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) SAP APO
2 7 (4.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.97%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.97%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.97%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.32%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.32%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.66%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.66%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.66%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
1 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) HTTP
2 6 (3.95%) Internet
3 5 (3.29%) Firewall
3 5 (3.29%) LDAP
4 4 (2.63%) DNS
4 4 (2.63%) LAN
4 4 (2.63%) Network Security
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.97%) FTP
5 3 (1.97%) WAN
5 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.32%) Intranet
6 2 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.32%) SMTP
6 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SAP BW
2 10 (6.58%) DB2
3 6 (3.95%) Big Data
3 6 (3.95%) PowerCenter
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.66%) DataStage
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
8 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.66%) ERwin
2 1 (0.66%) GCC
2 1 (0.66%) LSMW
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 7 (4.61%) Retail
5 6 (3.95%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Automotive
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.92%) XML
2 6 (3.95%) Web Services
3 5 (3.29%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) .NET
4 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.63%) CSS
5 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.97%) SAP XI
5 3 (1.97%) WDK
6 2 (1.32%) cXML
6 2 (1.32%) D3.js
6 2 (1.32%) EDI
6 2 (1.32%) J2EE
6 2 (1.32%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.32%) Three.js
6 2 (1.32%) WCF
6 2 (1.32%) WebGL
6 2 (1.32%) XSD
6 2 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Clustering
2 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) CESG
4 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.32%) FMCG
4 2 (1.32%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.32%) PKI
4 2 (1.32%) Statistics
4 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.32%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Life Science
5 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.16%) Unix
2 18 (11.84%) Linux
3 14 (9.21%) Windows
4 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) VMS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.50%) Migration
2 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.26%) Information Security
4 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (4.61%) Network Design
6 6 (3.95%) SOA
7 5 (3.29%) Analytics
7 5 (3.29%) Data Migration
7 5 (3.29%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.29%) Identity Management
7 5 (3.29%) ITIL
7 5 (3.29%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.29%) Project Management
7 5 (3.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.63%) Security Architecture
8 4 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) Java
2 17 (11.18%) SQL
3 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.97%) C#
6 2 (1.32%) ABAP
6 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) VBScript
7 1 (0.66%) Delphi
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) CISSP
4 4 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.97%) CCSE
5 3 (1.97%) MCSE
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) CCDP
6 2 (1.32%) CCIE
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) CLAS
6 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) IISP
6 2 (1.32%) MCP
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.66%) CAPM
7 1 (0.66%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) GxP
2 2 (1.32%) ISO27002
2 2 (1.32%) RMADS
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Control-M
2 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.66%) Nessus
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) SAP
2 14 (9.21%) Oracle
3 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.26%) Adobe
5 7 (4.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco
7 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.29%) Informatica
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.63%) Citrix
8 4 (2.63%) F5
9 3 (1.97%) Google
9 3 (1.97%) Remedy
9 3 (1.97%) Symantec
10 2 (1.32%) BMC
10 2 (1.32%) Dell
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
10 2 (1.32%) Omniture
10 2 (1.32%) OpenText
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