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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 23 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.23% 4.57% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 4.80% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 17
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £388 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
591 666 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.06% 95.14% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 341 409
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.60 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 39 (52.70%) Security Cleared
2 32 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.32%) Cisco
4 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
5 13 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.86%) VPN
6 11 (14.86%) Windows
7 10 (13.51%) CCNP
7 10 (13.51%) Finance
8 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.81%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
9 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
9 8 (10.81%) F5
10 7 (9.46%) Presales
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.46%) Analytics
10 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
10 7 (9.46%) Service Management
10 7 (9.46%) Firewall
10 7 (9.46%) Validation
10 7 (9.46%) Migration
10 7 (9.46%) Oracle

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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) VPN
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (9.46%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.11%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
5 4 (5.41%) BGP
5 4 (5.41%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) OSPF
5 4 (5.41%) VLAN
6 3 (4.05%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.05%) FCoE
6 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.35%) DNS
8 1 (1.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) HBase
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.70%) DataStax
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.35%) NewSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) LSMW
2 1 (1.35%) Babel
2 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Gradle
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Maven
2 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) Akka
3 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.35%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) User Experience
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Unix
2 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 7 (9.46%) Analytics
3 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.46%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Presales
3 7 (9.46%) Service Management
3 7 (9.46%) Validation
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL
4 6 (8.11%) Resource Management
4 6 (8.11%) Security Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) C
1 3 (4.05%) Java
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (1.35%) ABAP
3 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.35%) ES6
3 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.35%) Scala
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (52.70%) Security Cleared
2 32 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (13.51%) CCNP
6 6 (8.11%) CCNA
7 4 (5.41%) CEH
7 4 (5.41%) CISSP
7 4 (5.41%) CREST Certified
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.41%) OSCP
8 2 (2.70%) CCIE
8 2 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.70%) CLAS
8 2 (2.70%) GIAC
8 2 (2.70%) SANS
9 1 (1.35%) CCA
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.35%) MCSE
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO22301
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) RMADS
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.35%) Nessus
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Cisco
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) F5
3 8 (10.81%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 5 (6.76%) SAP
6 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) VMware
7 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.70%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.35%) Capita
8 1 (1.35%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.35%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 325-350/day
Posted: 5 days ago