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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.33% 5.08% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 5.50% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 22
Average daily rate
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£408 £441 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +26.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £374 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £44.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
810 673 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.36% 92.45% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 318 306
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.80 £18.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) Windows
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle
6 9 (10.34%) SQL
6 9 (10.34%) ITIL
6 9 (10.34%) HP
6 9 (10.34%) Finance
6 9 (10.34%) Migration
7 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
7 8 (9.20%) F5
7 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (8.05%) BIG-IP
8 7 (8.05%) VBScript
8 7 (8.05%) Service Management
8 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.90%) SAP
9 6 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
10 5 (5.75%) Solvency II
10 5 (5.75%) vSphere
10 5 (5.75%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.75%) SCCM
10 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) Lync
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.30%) Staffware
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) BIG-IP
2 5 (5.75%) LDAP
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) Junos
4 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.15%) S/MIME
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) TACACS
4 1 (1.15%) IPsec
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) DB2
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (2.30%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) QlikView
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SSDT
3 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) J2EE
1 3 (3.45%) CSS
1 3 (3.45%) XSL
1 3 (3.45%) XHTML
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.15%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.45%) SCADA
4 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.15%) SecurID
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) ITIL
1 9 (10.34%) Migration
2 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
3 7 (8.05%) Service Management
4 5 (5.75%) Change Management
4 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.75%) Cyber Security
5 4 (4.60%) Project Management
5 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.45%) Information Security
6 3 (3.45%) Data Management
6 3 (3.45%) Workflow
6 3 (3.45%) ITSM
6 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.45%) Information Architecture
6 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.45%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) VBScript
2 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) CISSP
6 2 (2.30%) CISM
6 2 (2.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISA
7 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.15%) SCSM
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) HP
4 8 (9.20%) F5
5 6 (6.90%) SAP
6 5 (5.75%) NetApp
6 5 (5.75%) EMC
6 5 (5.75%) Symantec
7 4 (4.60%) Remedy
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.15%) Juniper
9 1 (1.15%) FatWire
9 1 (1.15%) VMware
9 1 (1.15%) SumTotal
9 1 (1.15%) Saba
9 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
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