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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 25 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.28% 4.99% 6.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 5.17% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 39
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
629 929 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.02% 96.67% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 523 472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.01 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.99%) Firewall
5 13 (16.05%) Migration
5 13 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco
6 12 (14.81%) Windows
7 11 (13.58%) Finance
7 11 (13.58%) Banking
7 11 (13.58%) Security Operations
7 11 (13.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (11.11%) Oracle
9 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
10 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.64%) CISSP
10 7 (8.64%) Information Security
10 7 (8.64%) F5
11 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
11 6 (7.41%) HP
11 6 (7.41%) Linux
11 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
11 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 6 (7.41%) Unix
12 5 (6.17%) Java
12 5 (6.17%) SQL Server

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 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
1 3 (3.70%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.70%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) LAN
5 3 (3.70%) Network Security
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.47%) FTP
6 2 (2.47%) IPsec
6 2 (2.47%) SMTP
6 2 (2.47%) SSH
6 2 (2.47%) SSL
6 2 (2.47%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.47%) OLAP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Introscope
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.23%) Selenium
1 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.58%) Banking
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) XMPP
3 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Java EE
3 1 (1.23%) JDBC
3 1 (1.23%) JNDI
3 1 (1.23%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (6.17%) CESG
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.70%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.47%) Handset
5 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (2.47%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.23%) CentOS
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (16.05%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) Security Operations
3 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.64%) Information Security
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 4 (4.94%) Presales
7 4 (4.94%) Scrum
8 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Governance
8 3 (3.70%) Security Management
8 3 (3.70%) Validation
8 3 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) C#
2 2 (2.47%) COBOL
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) F#
3 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) Jython
3 1 (1.23%) Korn
3 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) CISSP
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) CCNP
5 2 (2.47%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.23%) CCDP
6 1 (1.23%) CCSA
6 1 (1.23%) CCSE
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) NFS
2 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) XenApp
4 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.70%) Nessus
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.23%) Control-M
5 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) OVSD
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Cisco
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle
4 7 (8.64%) F5
5 6 (7.41%) HP
6 5 (6.17%) Juniper
6 5 (6.17%) Remedy
7 4 (4.94%) Forcepoint
7 4 (4.94%) IBM
7 4 (4.94%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.47%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.47%) Informatica
9 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.47%) NetApp
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) VMware
10 1 (1.23%) FireEye
10 1 (1.23%) LogLogic
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