The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 37 41 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.29% 3.89% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 4.04% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 39
Average daily rate £523 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -8.33%
Consultant
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 767 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.86% 96.36% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 394 363
Average daily rate £360 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (16.09%) Migration
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 12 (13.79%) SQL
4 11 (12.64%) Linux
5 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) Oracle
7 8 (9.20%) SAP
7 8 (9.20%) Finance
7 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
7 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
8 7 (8.05%) Information Security
8 7 (8.05%) Banking
8 7 (8.05%) Network Design
8 7 (8.05%) Java
8 7 (8.05%) XML
9 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.90%) HTTP
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) vSphere
10 5 (5.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (5.75%) Clustering
10 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.75%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.75%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.60%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) SAS
5 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.15%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.15%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) LDAP
3 3 (3.45%) DNS
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (3.45%) LAN
3 3 (3.45%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.15%) BGP
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.15%) IPsec
5 1 (1.15%) NAS
5 1 (1.15%) OSPF
5 1 (1.15%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.15%) TACACS
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) PowerCenter
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.15%) DataStage
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.15%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.15%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.15%) LSMW
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (2.30%) EDI
4 2 (2.30%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.30%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.30%) WCF
4 2 (2.30%) XSD
4 2 (2.30%) XSLT
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.15%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Clustering
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.30%) FMCG
3 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Migration
2 7 (8.05%) Information Security
2 7 (8.05%) Network Design
3 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.75%) Identity Management
4 5 (5.75%) ITIL
5 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.60%) ETL
5 4 (4.60%) Project Management
5 4 (4.60%) SOA
5 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.45%) Presales
6 3 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.30%) C#
5 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.15%) ABAP
6 1 (1.15%) Delphi
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (2.30%) CCDP
4 2 (2.30%) CCNP
4 2 (2.30%) CCSE
4 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CLAS
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) IISP
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.15%) CAPM
5 1 (1.15%) CEH
5 1 (1.15%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.15%) OSCP
5 1 (1.15%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.30%) RMADS
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) Nessus
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) SAP
4 5 (5.75%) Adobe
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.75%) VMware
5 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Informatica
6 3 (3.45%) F5
6 3 (3.45%) Symantec
7 2 (2.30%) BMC
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (2.30%) Dell
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) EMC
8 1 (1.15%) Intel
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