The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 18 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 24 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.16% 7.19% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 7.56% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 30
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £669 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
Consultant
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 450 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.33% 95.14% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 321 313
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swindon region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Swindon region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Swindon region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Swindon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Splunk
3 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Project Management
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (10.34%) SCOM
5 6 (10.34%) Security Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) SNMP
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) SAS
6 5 (8.62%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Firewall
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) e-Learning
6 5 (8.62%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (8.62%) Base SAS
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.62%) Wireframes
6 5 (8.62%) Compliance Management
6 5 (8.62%) Risk and Compliance Management

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (8.62%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SNMP
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) SMS
3 3 (5.17%) SMTP
4 1 (1.72%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.62%) Base SAS
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.72%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ERwin
1 1 (1.72%) NWDS
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) EDI
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) EDIFACT
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) RESTful
3 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) e-Learning
4 3 (5.17%) RIA
5 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.72%) CESG
6 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Solaris
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Project Management
2 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
2 6 (10.34%) Security Architecture
3 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.62%) Compliance Management
3 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.62%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (8.62%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (8.62%) Wireframes
4 4 (6.90%) Data Governance
4 4 (6.90%) Data Management
4 4 (6.90%) ERP
4 4 (6.90%) Metadata Management
4 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
4 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (6.90%) Validation
5 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.72%) CISM
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) IISP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) GAAP
3 1 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.72%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) Endace
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.17%) Nagios
3 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.72%) SCSM
4 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Splunk
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Murex
4 4 (6.90%) Qualys
4 4 (6.90%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) Sun
5 3 (5.17%) Veritas
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus