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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 48 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.44% 5.46% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 6.03% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+69.64% +4.18%
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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
849 812 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.26% 90.42% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 489 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £231 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.93 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 (23.30%) Microsoft
1 24 (23.30%) Migration
2 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (17.48%) Windows
3 18 (17.48%) PowerShell
4 17 (16.50%) Hyper-V
4 17 (16.50%) SQL
4 17 (16.50%) Information Security
5 14 (13.59%) ITIL
6 13 (12.62%) CISSP
6 13 (12.62%) vSphere
7 12 (11.65%) Cyber Security
7 12 (11.65%) GIAC
7 12 (11.65%) Firewall
8 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
8 11 (10.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (10.68%) OWASP
8 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (9.71%) PKI
9 10 (9.71%) Security Testing
9 10 (9.71%) Retail
9 10 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (9.71%) Security Architecture
9 10 (9.71%) VBScript
9 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.71%) Patch Management
9 10 (9.71%) Security Patching

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.88%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.91%) SAS
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.94%) Lync
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.97%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Agresso
2 1 (0.97%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) ATM
4 2 (1.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) PowerCenter
3 4 (3.88%) DB2
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.97%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) MS Access
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.94%) Introscope
General
1 10 (9.71%) Retail
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Automotive
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) Web Services
2 5 (4.85%) XML
2 5 (4.85%) XSLT
3 4 (3.88%) MSMQ
3 4 (3.88%) EDI
3 4 (3.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) XSD
3 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.88%) WCF
4 2 (1.94%) jQuery
4 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.94%) J2EE
4 2 (1.94%) CSS
4 2 (1.94%) JDBC
4 2 (1.94%) SOAP
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.94%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.94%) JNDI
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) PKI
1 10 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) Clustering
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.88%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.91%) HACMP
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) UNIX
4 6 (5.83%) AIX
5 5 (4.85%) Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Migration
2 17 (16.50%) Information Security
3 14 (13.59%) ITIL
4 12 (11.65%) Cyber Security
5 11 (10.68%) OWASP
5 11 (10.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (9.71%) Security Architecture
6 10 (9.71%) Security Testing
6 10 (9.71%) Patch Management
6 10 (9.71%) Security Patching
6 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.83%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.50%) SQL
3 10 (9.71%) VBScript
4 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.83%) C#
4 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) COBOL
6 2 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.94%) Jython
6 2 (1.94%) Korn
7 1 (0.97%) JCL
7 1 (0.97%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) ABAP
7 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) CISSP
2 12 (11.65%) GIAC
3 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) Degree
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.88%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) CEH
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.85%) COBIT
2 5 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) GxP
System Software
1 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.62%) vSphere
4 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) WSUS
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.91%) SCOM
3 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.94%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.94%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.74%) Informatica
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
3 6 (5.83%) Symantec
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
5 4 (3.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.91%) GFI Software
6 3 (2.91%) Veritas
6 3 (2.91%) IBM
6 3 (2.91%) HP
6 3 (2.91%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.94%) Twitter
8 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
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