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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 26 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.71% 4.44% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 4.62% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 24
Median daily rate £500 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
563 692 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.84% 95.98% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 325 423
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 42
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
5 14 (20.29%) Cisco
6 13 (18.84%) Windows
7 12 (17.39%) Firewall
8 10 (14.49%) Finance
9 9 (13.04%) MS Visio
9 9 (13.04%) VPN
9 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.59%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (11.59%) Migration
10 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
10 8 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (10.14%) Analytics
11 7 (10.14%) Validation
11 7 (10.14%) Information Security
11 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.14%) Unix
12 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.70%) Oracle
12 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (8.70%) CCNP
12 6 (8.70%) Banking
12 6 (8.70%) F5
12 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.70%) Security Testing

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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Firewall
2 9 (13.04%) VPN
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.80%) DHCP
5 4 (5.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.35%) BGP
6 3 (4.35%) OSPF
6 3 (4.35%) SSL
6 3 (4.35%) VLAN
6 3 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.90%) FCoE
7 2 (2.90%) HTTP
7 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.25%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) HBase
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.90%) DataStax
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.45%) NewSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) LSMW
2 1 (1.45%) Introscope
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) J2EE
2 1 (1.45%) JDBC
2 1 (1.45%) JNDI
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) CESG
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (11.59%) Migration
2 8 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.14%) Analytics
3 7 (10.14%) Information Security
3 7 (10.14%) Validation
3 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (8.70%) Presales
4 6 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) Scrum
6 4 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) Python
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Jython
4 1 (1.45%) Korn
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 4 (5.80%) CEH
6 4 (5.80%) CISSP
6 4 (5.80%) CREST Certified
6 4 (5.80%) OSCP
7 3 (4.35%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.90%) CLAS
8 2 (2.90%) GIAC
8 2 (2.90%) SANS
9 1 (1.45%) CCAA
9 1 (1.45%) CCSA
9 1 (1.45%) CCSE
9 1 (1.45%) Degree
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO22301
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) RMADS
4 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) HDFS
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.45%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.45%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) Nessus
3 1 (1.45%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Cisco
3 8 (11.59%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (8.70%) F5
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
8 1 (1.45%) FireEye
8 1 (1.45%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.45%) Rapid7