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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 19 20 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.03% 6.78% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 7.07% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 30
Median daily rate £513 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
796 920 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.32% 95.93% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 427 578
Median daily rate £400 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 77
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +8 35 £500 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 4 £525 -
Marlow - 3 £500 -
Aylesbury - 2 - - 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.93%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.82%) Finance
5 19 (17.12%) Cisco
6 17 (15.32%) Firewall
6 17 (15.32%) DV Cleared
7 16 (14.41%) Windows
8 13 (11.71%) Migration
8 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
10 10 (9.01%) WAN
10 10 (9.01%) VPN
10 10 (9.01%) Oracle
10 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
11 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.11%) Unix
11 9 (8.11%) CCNP
11 9 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (7.21%) Validation
12 8 (7.21%) LAN
12 8 (7.21%) SQL
12 8 (7.21%) SAP
12 8 (7.21%) Banking
12 8 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Information Security
12 8 (7.21%) Analytics
13 7 (6.31%) Office 365

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 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.70%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.90%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) VPN
2 10 (9.01%) WAN
3 8 (7.21%) LAN
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (6.31%) DHCP
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.50%) Network Security
7 4 (3.60%) BGP
7 4 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (3.60%) OSPF
7 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.60%) VLAN
8 3 (2.70%) DNS
8 3 (2.70%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.70%) FCoE
8 3 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.70%) SSL
8 3 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (6.31%) Big Data
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.70%) HBase
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.80%) DataStax
5 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.80%) NewSQL
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) LSMW
2 1 (0.90%) Introscope
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
1 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) JDBC
3 1 (0.90%) JNDI
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.90%) SOAP
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 3 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.80%) CESG
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.80%) VMS
5 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.71%) Migration
2 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.21%) Analytics
4 8 (7.21%) Information Security
4 8 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (7.21%) Validation
5 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.31%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.31%) ERP
5 7 (6.31%) ITIL
5 7 (6.31%) Project Management
5 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
5 7 (6.31%) Security Testing
5 7 (6.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (5.41%) Presales
6 6 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (4.50%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) C
3 3 (2.70%) Java
3 3 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.80%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) ABAP
5 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.90%) C#
5 1 (0.90%) Jython
5 1 (0.90%) Korn
5 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.93%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.32%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (8.11%) CCNP
6 6 (5.41%) CCNA
7 5 (4.50%) CEH
7 5 (4.50%) CISSP
7 5 (4.50%) CREST Certified
7 5 (4.50%) OSCP
8 3 (2.70%) CCIE
8 3 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.80%) CISM
9 2 (1.80%) CLAS
9 2 (1.80%) GIAC
9 2 (1.80%) SANS
10 1 (0.90%) CCAA
10 1 (0.90%) CISA
10 1 (0.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.60%) ISO22301
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) RMADS
4 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) HDFS
2 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) XenApp
3 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.80%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.80%) Nessus
4 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.90%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.90%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.90%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Cisco
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (7.21%) SAP
6 6 (5.41%) F5
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix
7 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.70%) Juniper
7 3 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.80%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.80%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.80%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 1 (0.90%) Cyber-Ark
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago