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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 32 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 57 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.81% 5.93% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 6.18% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 37
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £474 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
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
946 1149 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.43% 95.99% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 548 682
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 73
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -11 36 £463 +15.62% 5
High Wycombe +6 2 £393 -
Marlow - 2 - - 3
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) Migration
3 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.38%) Finance
5 14 (11.97%) Windows
6 13 (11.11%) ITIL
7 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.40%) Linux
9 10 (8.55%) SAP
9 10 (8.55%) Oracle
9 10 (8.55%) CISSP
10 9 (7.69%) Unix
10 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 9 (7.69%) Information Security
10 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.69%) Banking
11 8 (6.84%) Remedy
11 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
11 8 (6.84%) Java
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco
11 8 (6.84%) IBM
11 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
11 8 (6.84%) HP
11 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
12 7 (5.98%) F5
12 7 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (5.98%) Network Security
12 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.27%) SAS
4 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) CICS
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.71%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.71%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.71%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.71%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.71%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) Maximo
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Office 365
1 3 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (5.98%) Network Security
2 6 (5.13%) iSCSI
3 5 (4.27%) Firewall
4 4 (3.42%) FTP
4 4 (3.42%) LAN
4 4 (3.42%) SAN
5 3 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) IPsec
5 3 (2.56%) SMTP
5 3 (2.56%) SSH
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.71%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.71%) WEP
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) Big Data
2 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.56%) OLAP
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.71%) DB2
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.71%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) ERwin
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.85%) GCC
2 1 (0.85%) LSMW
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.85%) Selenium
2 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Banking
2 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) SAP XI
1 3 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.71%) CSS
2 2 (1.71%) HTML
2 2 (1.71%) J2EE
2 2 (1.71%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (1.71%) XMPP
3 1 (0.85%) cXML
3 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.85%) ISPF
3 1 (0.85%) Java EE
3 1 (0.85%) JSP
3 1 (0.85%) JSR 286
3 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.85%) Servlets
3 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) CESG
2 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.56%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.56%) FMCG
3 3 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Handset
4 2 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Unix
4 4 (3.42%) CentOS
4 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.71%) VMS
7 1 (0.85%) MVS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Migration
2 13 (11.11%) ITIL
3 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.69%) Information Security
5 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.13%) Identity Management
6 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.27%) ERP
7 5 (4.27%) High Availability
7 5 (4.27%) ITSM
7 5 (4.27%) Scrum
7 5 (4.27%) Service Management
7 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.42%) Analytics
8 4 (3.42%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.42%) Information Assurance
8 4 (3.42%) ISMS
8 4 (3.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) Java
2 4 (3.42%) COBOL
2 4 (3.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) ABAP
3 3 (2.56%) C#
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.85%) CLIST
5 1 (0.85%) F#
5 1 (0.85%) JCL
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) R
5 1 (0.85%) REXX
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) CISSP
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.13%) CCIE
5 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.71%) CCSE
8 1 (0.85%) CEH
8 1 (0.85%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.85%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.85%) OSCP
8 1 (0.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) NFS
4 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCOM
2 4 (3.42%) OVSD
3 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
2 10 (8.55%) SAP
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
3 8 (6.84%) HP
3 8 (6.84%) IBM
3 8 (6.84%) Remedy
4 7 (5.98%) F5
4 7 (5.98%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Citrix
6 4 (3.42%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (3.42%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.56%) Juniper
7 3 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.71%) BMC
8 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.71%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
8 2 (1.71%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.85%) Capita
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified DOE 3 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £525.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago