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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 51 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.33% 5.70% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 5.86% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 37
Median daily rate £450 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
920 1177 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.23% 97.19% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 598 701
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 70
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -9 33 £450 +9.09% 5
High Wycombe +5 4 £401 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.19%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.30%) Migration
4 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.04%) Windows
6 14 (12.28%) Finance
7 13 (11.40%) ITIL
7 13 (11.40%) Cisco
7 13 (11.40%) CISSP
8 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
9 10 (8.77%) Linux
9 10 (8.77%) Oracle
9 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
10 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (7.89%) Information Security
10 9 (7.89%) Banking
11 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.02%) Remedy
11 8 (7.02%) Firewall
11 8 (7.02%) HP
11 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
11 8 (7.02%) Network Security
11 8 (7.02%) F5
11 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
12 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (6.14%) Unix
12 7 (6.14%) CCIE

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 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.51%) SAS
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) CICS
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) Liferay
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.75%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.75%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.75%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.75%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
1 8 (7.02%) Network Security
2 6 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (2.63%) LDAP
4 3 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) FTP
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.75%) IPsec
5 2 (1.75%) SMTP
5 2 (1.75%) SSH
5 2 (1.75%) WEP
6 1 (0.88%) ATM
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Big Data
2 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.63%) OLAP
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.75%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) LSMW
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
2 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.51%) Back Office
6 3 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) .NET
1 3 (2.63%) CSS
1 3 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.75%) J2EE
2 2 (1.75%) XMPP
3 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.88%) ISPF
3 1 (0.88%) Java EE
3 1 (0.88%) JSP
3 1 (0.88%) JSR 286
3 1 (0.88%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.88%) Servlets
3 1 (0.88%) Spring
3 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) CESG
2 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.63%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.75%) Handset
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Unix
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) CentOS
5 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.75%) VMS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) MVS
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Migration
2 13 (11.40%) ITIL
3 9 (7.89%) Information Security
4 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (4.39%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.39%) CRM
7 5 (4.39%) High Availability
7 5 (4.39%) ITSM
7 5 (4.39%) Service Management
7 5 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Change Management
8 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.51%) ERP
8 4 (3.51%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (3.51%) Scrum
8 4 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) Java
2 4 (3.51%) C#
2 4 (3.51%) COBOL
2 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.51%) SQL
3 3 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.75%) R
5 1 (0.88%) ABAP
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) CLIST
5 1 (0.88%) F#
5 1 (0.88%) JCL
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) REXX
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) CISSP
4 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.14%) CCIE
6 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.63%) CCSE
9 1 (0.88%) Degree
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.63%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) NFS
3 6 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) SCOM
2 4 (3.51%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.51%) OVSD
3 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.75%) Control-M
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Cisco
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) F5
4 8 (7.02%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) Remedy
5 7 (6.14%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) IBM
7 5 (4.39%) SAP
8 4 (3.51%) Citrix
8 4 (3.51%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (2.63%) Juniper
9 3 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.63%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.75%) BMC
10 2 (1.75%) Informatica
10 2 (1.75%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.75%) NetApp
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