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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.15% 5.02% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 5.27% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £328 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
547 891 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.86% 95.09% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 415 480
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.97%) Firewall
5 13 (17.57%) DV Cleared
6 10 (13.51%) Finance
6 10 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (12.16%) Migration
7 9 (12.16%) Banking
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco
7 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
8 8 (10.81%) Windows
8 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (10.81%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
9 7 (9.46%) F5
9 7 (9.46%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (9.46%) Oracle
9 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
9 7 (9.46%) VPN
9 7 (9.46%) Information Security
10 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.11%) Unix
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (8.11%) Office 365
10 6 (8.11%) Big Data

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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) 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 EBS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 8 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.41%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.05%) BGP
6 3 (4.05%) OSPF
6 3 (4.05%) SSL
6 3 (4.05%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.70%) FCoE
7 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.70%) HTTP
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
7 2 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Big Data
2 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
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%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
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 ODI
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%) Introscope
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) J2EE
1 1 (1.35%) JDBC
1 1 (1.35%) JNDI
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.35%) SOAP
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) CESG
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (12.16%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.81%) Security Operations
4 7 (9.46%) Information Security
4 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) Analytics
5 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (6.76%) Presales
6 5 (6.76%) Security Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) Java
1 3 (4.05%) Python
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) C
2 2 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) Jython
3 1 (1.35%) Korn
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.76%) CCNP
5 5 (6.76%) CISSP
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) CEH
6 3 (4.05%) CREST Certified
6 3 (4.05%) OSCP
7 2 (2.70%) CLAS
7 2 (2.70%) GIAC
7 2 (2.70%) SANS
8 1 (1.35%) CCAA
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.35%) CCSA
8 1 (1.35%) CCSE
8 1 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) RMADS
3 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
3 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
2 2 (2.70%) XenApp
2 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Nessus
2 2 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.35%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) F5
3 7 (9.46%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Juniper
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.70%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (1.35%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.35%) Hyperion