The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.75% 5.46% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 5.74% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 31
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £563 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
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
576 976 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.01% 95.22% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 542 436
Median daily rate £415 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 25 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.29%) Firewall
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco
6 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (12.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (12.86%) Oracle
7 9 (12.86%) Migration
7 9 (12.86%) Security Operations
7 9 (12.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (11.43%) Finance
8 8 (11.43%) Banking
8 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.00%) F5
9 7 (10.00%) Information Security
9 7 (10.00%) Windows
9 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.00%) CISSP
10 6 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
10 6 (8.57%) Big Data
10 6 (8.57%) Presales
11 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
11 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
11 5 (7.14%) Analytics
11 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 3 (4.29%) LAN
4 3 (4.29%) Network Security
4 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.86%) FTP
5 2 (2.86%) IPsec
5 2 (2.86%) SMTP
5 2 (2.86%) SSH
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Big Data
2 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.86%) DataStax
5 2 (2.86%) HBase
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) OLAP
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) LSMW
2 1 (1.43%) Introscope
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.43%) Banking
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) JDBC
2 1 (1.43%) JNDI
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.14%) CESG
3 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.86%) Handset
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (12.86%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) Security Operations
3 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.00%) Information Security
5 6 (8.57%) Presales
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) Analytics
6 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 4 (5.71%) Validation
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.29%) Programme Governance
8 3 (4.29%) Security Management
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (2.86%) Fuzz Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) Python
3 2 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) Ruby
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) F#
4 1 (1.43%) Jython
4 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) CISSP
4 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCNP
6 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.43%) CCDP
7 1 (1.43%) CCSA
7 1 (1.43%) CCSE
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.29%) Nessus
2 3 (4.29%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.43%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.43%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Cisco
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) F5
5 6 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (7.14%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.71%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix
9 2 (2.86%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.86%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.86%) Informatica
9 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) FireEye
10 1 (1.43%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.43%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.43%) Rapid7
10 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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