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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 6.65% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 7.25% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 29
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £518 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £44.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
1140 938 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.08% 91.69% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 460 395
Average daily rate £350 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 91 77
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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 38 £408 -7.64% 5
High Wycombe -4 2 £475 - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.04%) Oracle
4 13 (12.04%) Windows
5 10 (9.26%) SQL
5 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.33%) HP
6 9 (8.33%) ITIL
6 9 (8.33%) Finance
6 9 (8.33%) Migration
7 8 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.41%) SAP
7 8 (7.41%) UNIX
7 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 8 (7.41%) F5
7 8 (7.41%) Cyber Security
8 7 (6.48%) BIG-IP
8 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
8 7 (6.48%) SCCM
8 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
8 7 (6.48%) VBScript
8 7 (6.48%) Service Management
9 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 6 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) vSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
1 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP SRM
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.85%) Staffware
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.93%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) BIG-IP
2 5 (4.63%) LDAP
3 4 (3.70%) SSL
4 3 (2.78%) Firewall
4 3 (2.78%) Network Security
5 2 (1.85%) TACACS
5 2 (1.85%) IPsec
5 2 (1.85%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.93%) Intranet
6 1 (0.93%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) SMS
6 1 (0.93%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) Junos
6 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.78%) DB2
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.85%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) QlikView
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) SSDT
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.85%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Automotive
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) HTML
1 5 (4.63%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (2.78%) J2EE
2 3 (2.78%) XSL
2 3 (2.78%) XHTML
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) Dojo
3 1 (0.93%) RESTful
3 1 (0.93%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) CSS3
3 1 (0.93%) Worklight
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.78%) SCADA
4 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.85%) CMDB
4 2 (1.85%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
4 2 (1.85%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) SecurID
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) AIX
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.33%) ITIL
1 9 (8.33%) Migration
2 8 (7.41%) Risk Management
2 8 (7.41%) Cyber Security
3 7 (6.48%) Service Management
4 5 (4.63%) Project Management
4 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.63%) Change Management
4 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.70%) Information Security
6 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.78%) ITSM
6 3 (2.78%) Workflow
6 3 (2.78%) Data Management
6 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.78%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.48%) VBScript
3 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) ABAP
5 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.93%) X++
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.78%) CISSP
6 3 (2.78%) CISM
7 2 (1.85%) Degree
7 2 (1.85%) CISA
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) GSEC
8 1 (0.93%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.93%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.63%) vSphere
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.85%) SCSM
3 2 (1.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.85%) Control-M
3 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 9 (8.33%) HP
4 8 (7.41%) SAP
4 8 (7.41%) F5
5 5 (4.63%) EMC
5 5 (4.63%) NetApp
5 5 (4.63%) Symantec
6 4 (3.70%) Remedy
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.93%) Verint
9 1 (0.93%) Marketo
9 1 (0.93%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 1 (0.93%) Pardot
9 1 (0.93%) ExactTarget
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