The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.33% 2.38% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 92.22% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 9
Average daily rate £250 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the High Wycombe region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the High Wycombe region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Consultant
Top 15 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) GSEC
1 2 (50.00%) CSSLP
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) GCED
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Replication

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) GSEC
1 2 (50.00%) CSSLP
1 2 (50.00%) GCED
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft