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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 67 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.57% 4.06% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 4.36% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 16
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£400 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £345 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
1111 1147 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.35% 93.18% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 659 414
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 64 74
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 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 22 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 53 £400 -9.09% 15
High Wycombe - 2 - - 2
Aylesbury - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.13%) ITIL
3 24 (19.67%) Windows
3 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
4 23 (18.85%) Hyper-V
5 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
6 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.75%) Migration
8 15 (12.30%) VMware
8 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 15 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
9 14 (11.48%) Information Security
10 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (9.84%) vSphere
11 12 (9.84%) Finance
12 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.02%) Retail
13 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
13 10 (8.20%) Firewall
14 9 (7.38%) Agresso
14 9 (7.38%) UNIX
14 9 (7.38%) PKI
14 9 (7.38%) Cyber Security
14 9 (7.38%) User Experience
15 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.56%) HP
15 8 (6.56%) Citrix
15 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.46%) SAS
1 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.64%) Lync
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Agresso
2 1 (0.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) Firewall
2 7 (5.74%) WAN
2 7 (5.74%) LAN
3 5 (4.10%) SSL
3 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.10%) DNS
4 4 (3.28%) MPLS
5 3 (2.46%) WLAN
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.64%) Multicast
6 2 (1.64%) HSRP
6 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (1.64%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.64%) VPN
6 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) PowerCenter
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.64%) DB2
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) MS Access
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Introscope
3 1 (0.82%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (9.84%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) XML
2 3 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (2.46%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.64%) JNDI
3 2 (1.64%) jQuery
3 2 (1.64%) CSS
3 2 (1.64%) JDBC
3 2 (1.64%) SOAP
3 2 (1.64%) HTML
3 2 (1.64%) J2EE
3 2 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) XSLT
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) PKI
1 9 (7.38%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Clustering
3 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.46%) HACMP
5 3 (2.46%) SCADA
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.38%) UNIX
4 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) AIX
6 5 (4.10%) Linux
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.64%) CentOS
8 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.82%) VMS
9 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) ITIL
2 18 (14.75%) Migration
3 14 (11.48%) Information Security
4 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
5 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.38%) Cyber Security
7 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.74%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (5.74%) Asset Management
7 7 (5.74%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.92%) OWASP
8 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.92%) Data Management
8 6 (4.92%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (4.92%) ERP
9 5 (4.10%) Change Management
9 5 (4.10%) CRM
9 5 (4.10%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) SQL
1 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.74%) VBScript
3 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.46%) Java
5 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.64%) Jython
5 2 (1.64%) Korn
5 2 (1.64%) C
5 2 (1.64%) C#
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) JCL
6 1 (0.82%) VB
6 1 (0.82%) ABAP
6 1 (0.82%) C++
6 1 (0.82%) COBOL
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.92%) GIAC
4 6 (4.92%) MCSE
4 6 (4.92%) CISSP
5 5 (4.10%) Degree
6 2 (1.64%) MCSA
6 2 (1.64%) MCP
6 2 (1.64%) CCIE
6 2 (1.64%) CCNP
6 2 (1.64%) CCIP
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) CCDP
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.92%) COBIT
2 6 (4.92%) SLA
3 3 (2.46%) QA
4 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.82%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (18.85%) Hyper-V
2 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.84%) vSphere
5 7 (5.74%) XenApp
5 7 (5.74%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) XenMobile
1 7 (5.74%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.10%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) WSUS
2 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.10%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
4 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.64%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.64%) OVSD
6 1 (0.82%) Control-M
6 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) VMware
3 8 (6.56%) HP
3 8 (6.56%) Citrix
3 8 (6.56%) Symantec
4 7 (5.74%) Informatica
4 7 (5.74%) Cisco
4 7 (5.74%) SAP
5 4 (3.28%) GFI Software
5 4 (3.28%) F5
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) Epicor
5 4 (3.28%) Dell
6 3 (2.46%) Veritas
6 3 (2.46%) Tableau
7 2 (1.64%) Twitter
7 2 (1.64%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) NetApp
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