The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 72 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.00% 5.28% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 5.77% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 27
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 57 £450 +2.85% 4
High Wycombe - 3 £250 - 1
Marlow 0 2 £400 -
Amersham - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.57%) Windows
3 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
4 26 (18.44%) Oracle
5 25 (17.73%) SQL
6 24 (17.02%) SAP
7 16 (11.35%) Workflow
8 15 (10.64%) Finance
8 15 (10.64%) VMware
8 15 (10.64%) Asset Management
8 15 (10.64%) MS Excel
9 14 (9.93%) CTC Cleared
10 12 (8.51%) IBM
10 12 (8.51%) ITIL
10 12 (8.51%) SAP SRM
11 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
11 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
12 10 (7.09%) SOA
12 10 (7.09%) Migration
12 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (7.09%) Lync
13 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
13 9 (6.38%) HP
13 9 (6.38%) XML
14 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
14 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
15 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
15 7 (4.96%) PowerShell

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
1 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.09%) Lync
3 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.42%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) Documentum
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) SAP SRM
2 6 (4.26%) Movex
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.26%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.84%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.84%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.42%) Exstream
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.71%) Tridion
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SAN
2 3 (2.13%) Network Security
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 2 (1.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) OLTP
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
6 1 (0.71%) OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.71%) Ant
2 1 (0.71%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Games
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) German Language
5 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) XML
2 6 (4.26%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) EDI
3 5 (3.55%) Web Services
4 3 (2.13%) HTML
4 3 (2.13%) CSS
4 3 (2.13%) XSL
4 3 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (1.42%) Ajax
5 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.42%) WCF
5 2 (1.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.71%) Ember.js
6 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.71%) JDBC
6 1 (0.71%) JSP
6 1 (0.71%) Servlets
6 1 (0.71%) SOAP
6 1 (0.71%) XSLT
6 1 (0.71%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.13%) EPoS
3 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.71%) FMCG
4 1 (0.71%) iPad
4 1 (0.71%) PMI
4 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.71%) Life Science
4 1 (0.71%) Social Network
4 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.57%) Windows
2 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.13%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.35%) Workflow
2 15 (10.64%) Asset Management
3 12 (8.51%) ITIL
4 10 (7.09%) SOA
4 10 (7.09%) Migration
5 5 (3.55%) Cash Management
5 5 (3.55%) CRM
6 4 (2.84%) Information Security
6 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.84%) Change Management
7 3 (2.13%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.13%) Test Scripting
7 3 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.13%) Project Management
7 3 (2.13%) Service Management
7 3 (2.13%) Validation
8 2 (1.42%) Industrial Design
8 2 (1.42%) Business Development
8 2 (1.42%) Use Case
8 2 (1.42%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) SQL
2 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.84%) Java
5 2 (1.42%) VBA
5 2 (1.42%) C
5 2 (1.42%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.96%) Degree
5 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.84%) MCSE
6 2 (1.42%) CIPD
6 2 (1.42%) CISA
6 2 (1.42%) CISM
6 2 (1.42%) CISSP
6 2 (1.42%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.71%) Dublin Core
1 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.13%) UAG
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.42%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.71%) Postfix
6 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.71%) Snort
6 1 (0.71%) Nmap
6 1 (0.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) SCOrch
1 5 (3.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.71%) SCSM
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.44%) Oracle
3 24 (17.02%) SAP
4 15 (10.64%) VMware
5 12 (8.51%) IBM
6 9 (6.38%) HP
7 7 (4.96%) Citrix
8 6 (4.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 5 (3.55%) Symantec
10 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.13%) EMC
11 3 (2.13%) Cisco
11 3 (2.13%) NetApp
11 3 (2.13%) McAfee
12 2 (1.42%) Sophos
12 2 (1.42%) Adobe
12 2 (1.42%) Avaya
12 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.42%) Lumension
13 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
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