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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 49 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.88% 6.32% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 6.84% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £330 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £610 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
957 760 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.22% 92.35% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 451 358
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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 31 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 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.04%) Migration
3 22 (21.15%) SQL
3 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
4 21 (20.19%) Windows
5 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
5 19 (18.27%) Hyper-V
6 17 (16.35%) Information Security
7 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
8 13 (12.50%) ITIL
8 13 (12.50%) CISSP
8 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 12 (11.54%) vSphere
9 12 (11.54%) Cyber Security
9 12 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (11.54%) GIAC
9 12 (11.54%) Firewall
9 12 (11.54%) Linux
9 12 (11.54%) XML
10 11 (10.58%) Clustering
10 11 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (10.58%) OWASP
11 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
11 10 (9.62%) Security Testing
11 10 (9.62%) Informatica
11 10 (9.62%) Web Services
11 10 (9.62%) Patch Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (6.73%) IIS
1 7 (6.73%) Apache
1 7 (6.73%) MQSeries
1 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) SAS
3 4 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.96%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Agresso
2 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Firewall
2 7 (6.73%) Wireshark
2 7 (6.73%) DNS
3 6 (5.77%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.85%) LDAP
5 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) PowerCenter
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (2.88%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.96%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.96%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.92%) Introscope
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Legal
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Automotive
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) XML
2 10 (9.62%) Web Services
3 8 (7.69%) .NET
3 8 (7.69%) XSLT
3 8 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.73%) MSMQ
4 7 (6.73%) EDI
4 7 (6.73%) XSD
4 7 (6.73%) WCF
5 3 (2.88%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.92%) JNDI
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.92%) HTML
6 2 (1.92%) J2EE
6 2 (1.92%) CSS
6 2 (1.92%) JDBC
6 2 (1.92%) SOAP
6 2 (1.92%) jQuery
6 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Clustering
2 9 (8.65%) PKI
2 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) HACMP
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.65%) UNIX
5 5 (4.81%) AIX
6 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Migration
2 17 (16.35%) Information Security
3 13 (12.50%) ITIL
4 12 (11.54%) Cyber Security
5 11 (10.58%) OWASP
5 11 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.62%) Security Testing
6 10 (9.62%) Patch Management
6 10 (9.62%) Security Patching
7 9 (8.65%) Security Architecture
7 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.73%) SOA
10 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.85%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) SQL
2 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.65%) VBScript
3 9 (8.65%) C#
4 6 (5.77%) Java
5 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) Jython
7 2 (1.92%) Korn
7 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) CISSP
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) GIAC
3 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) Degree
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 2 (1.92%) MCP
6 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.96%) CEH
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.85%) COBIT
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.27%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.54%) vSphere
4 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) WSUS
1 5 (4.81%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.88%) SCOM
3 3 (2.88%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.92%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.92%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.92%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Informatica
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 7 (6.73%) Symantec
5 6 (5.77%) VMware
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
7 4 (3.85%) Citrix
7 4 (3.85%) Adobe
7 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.88%) Veritas
8 3 (2.88%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) GFI Software
9 2 (1.92%) Twitter
9 2 (1.92%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.96%) F5
10 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.96%) Juniper
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