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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 23 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.27% 6.65% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 7.05% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £368 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +13.97%
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
818 837 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.60% 94.36% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 442 278
Average daily rate £353 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 38
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £9.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
6 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
7 11 (11.96%) SQL
8 9 (9.78%) UNIX
8 9 (9.78%) Migration
8 9 (9.78%) Agresso
8 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (8.70%) Information Security
9 8 (8.70%) VMware
9 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.70%) Firewall
10 7 (7.61%) Finance
10 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.61%) Web Services
10 7 (7.61%) vSphere
10 7 (7.61%) Cyber Security
10 7 (7.61%) User Experience
11 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (6.52%) Retail
11 6 (6.52%) AIX
11 6 (6.52%) Linux
11 6 (6.52%) SAP
11 6 (6.52%) MS Excel

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) Lync
2 2 (2.17%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Agresso
2 1 (1.09%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.26%) Route 53
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.17%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) WAN
2 4 (4.35%) DNS
2 4 (4.35%) SSL
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.17%) WLAN
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) ATM
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) HSRP
5 1 (1.09%) Multicast
5 1 (1.09%) OSPF
5 1 (1.09%) BGP
5 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) PowerCenter
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.26%) QlikView
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Introscope
2 1 (1.09%) NUnit
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) JDBC
3 2 (2.17%) SOAP
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.17%) LAMP
3 2 (2.17%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.17%) JNDI
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (1.09%) XSLT
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) User Experience
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
4 4 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.26%) HACMP
5 3 (3.26%) SCADA
6 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (9.78%) UNIX
3 6 (6.52%) AIX
3 6 (6.52%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 9 (9.78%) Migration
3 8 (8.70%) Information Security
3 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.61%) Cyber Security
5 5 (5.43%) Security Architecture
5 5 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (5.43%) Change Management
5 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.35%) Data Security
6 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.26%) OWASP
7 3 (3.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.35%) VBScript
3 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) PHP
4 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.17%) Python
4 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.17%) Jython
4 2 (2.17%) Korn
5 1 (1.09%) JCL
5 1 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) ABAP
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) COBOL
5 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) GIAC
4 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) CCIE
5 1 (1.09%) CCNP
5 1 (1.09%) CCIP
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) CCDP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) COBIT
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.61%) vSphere
5 5 (5.43%) XenApp
5 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) XenMobile
1 5 (5.43%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.35%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.17%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) Symantec
3 6 (6.52%) SAP
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) Citrix
5 4 (4.35%) Informatica
6 3 (3.26%) Veritas
6 3 (3.26%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) Dell
7 2 (2.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.17%) Twitter
7 2 (2.17%) GFI Software
7 2 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Apple
8 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) F5
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