The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 57 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.48% 6.07% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 6.50% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 15
Average daily rate £450 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 492 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.66% 93.36% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 277 337
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (26.47%) Windows
3 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 22 (21.57%) SAP
5 22 (21.57%) Oracle
6 19 (18.63%) SQL
7 16 (15.69%) Workflow
8 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 14 (13.73%) CTC Cleared
10 12 (11.76%) SAP SRM
10 12 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 12 (11.76%) IBM
11 11 (10.78%) VMware
12 10 (9.80%) Finance
12 10 (9.80%) Migration
13 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
13 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.82%) ITIL
14 8 (7.84%) SOA
14 8 (7.84%) HP
14 8 (7.84%) Lync
15 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
15 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
15 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
16 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
16 5 (4.90%) XML
16 5 (4.90%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.84%) Lync
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.96%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) Documentum
7 1 (0.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) SAP SRM
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.94%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.96%) Exstream
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.98%) Tridion
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) SAN
1 3 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) LDAP
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.98%) OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) OLTP
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) Ant
2 1 (0.98%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Games
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.98%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) Web Services
2 3 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) WCF
3 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.96%) CSS
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.98%) JDBC
4 1 (0.98%) JSP
4 1 (0.98%) Servlets
4 1 (0.98%) EJB
4 1 (0.98%) DOM
4 1 (0.98%) XSL
4 1 (0.98%) XSLT
4 1 (0.98%) LAMP
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.98%) JSTL
4 1 (0.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.98%) PMI
3 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.98%) FMCG
3 1 (0.98%) Life Science
3 1 (0.98%) Social Network
3 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.98%) AIX
6 1 (0.98%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Workflow
2 12 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 10 (9.80%) Migration
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL
5 8 (7.84%) SOA
6 4 (3.92%) Cash Management
6 4 (3.92%) Information Security
7 3 (2.94%) CRM
7 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.96%) Cyber Security
8 2 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.96%) Use Case
8 2 (1.96%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (1.96%) Security Architecture
8 2 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.96%) Industrial Design
8 2 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (1.96%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.96%) C
4 2 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) VBA
5 1 (0.98%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.96%) CIPD
6 2 (1.96%) CISA
6 2 (1.96%) CISM
6 2 (1.96%) MCSE
6 2 (1.96%) CISSP
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ISEB
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
1 1 (0.98%) Dublin Core
1 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.94%) UAG
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.98%) NFS
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.98%) Squid
6 1 (0.98%) Snort
6 1 (0.98%) Nmap
6 1 (0.98%) Postfix
6 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SCCM
1 5 (4.90%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) MOM
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.98%) Nessus
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.98%) SCSM
4 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) SAP
2 22 (21.57%) Oracle
3 12 (11.76%) IBM
4 11 (10.78%) VMware
5 8 (7.84%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Symantec
7 4 (3.92%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.94%) NetApp
9 2 (1.96%) Adobe
9 2 (1.96%) EMC
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco
10 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.98%) Wyse
10 1 (0.98%) McAfee
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.98%) Genesys
10 1 (0.98%) Altiris
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