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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 38 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.23% 6.44% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 7.08% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £382 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
740 664 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.75% 90.96% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 356 184
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) ITIL
4 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
5 11 (15.07%) Windows
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
7 8 (10.96%) VMware
7 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
7 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.22%) Oracle
9 6 (8.22%) Information Security
9 6 (8.22%) Cyber Security
10 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (6.85%) Solvency II
10 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (6.85%) User Experience
10 5 (6.85%) XenMobile
10 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (6.85%) XenApp
10 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
10 5 (6.85%) F5
10 5 (6.85%) SCADA
10 5 (6.85%) Finance
10 5 (6.85%) Migration
10 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
1 3 (4.11%) Route 53
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) LAN
1 4 (5.48%) WAN
1 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) BIG-IP
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) MPLS
3 2 (2.74%) Intranet
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) WLAN
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.37%) Multicast
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) HSRP
4 1 (1.37%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) IPsec
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.48%) QlikView
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.74%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SSDT
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Selenium
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.37%) NUnit
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) XHTML
3 2 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) XSL
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
4 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) SCADA
3 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
3 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.22%) Information Security
3 6 (8.22%) Cyber Security
4 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (6.85%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.11%) Data Security
5 3 (4.11%) Change Management
5 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.74%) VB
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) CCIE
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCIP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CCDP
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
3 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) XenMobile
2 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) VMware
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) F5
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 5 (6.85%) Symantec
5 3 (4.11%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) SumTotal
6 2 (2.74%) Saba
6 2 (2.74%) FatWire
6 2 (2.74%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.37%) Lumension
7 1 (1.37%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Apple
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