The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.96% 8.91% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 9.92% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 26
Average daily rate
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£530 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £693 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
360 353 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.99% 89.82% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 261 224
Average daily rate £420 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Windows
3 13 (22.03%) Migration
3 13 (22.03%) Banking
4 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
6 10 (16.95%) Information Management
7 9 (15.25%) Data Management
8 8 (13.56%) SCCM
8 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
8 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
9 7 (11.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (11.86%) System Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Reference Data
9 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (11.86%) Symantec
9 7 (11.86%) MSI
10 6 (10.17%) DNS
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
11 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (8.47%) Data Governance
11 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.47%) SAS
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) SPSS
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) SMS
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.08%) Base SAS
3 3 (5.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (5.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Reference Data
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
3 10 (16.95%) Information Management
4 9 (15.25%) Data Management
5 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
6 7 (11.86%) System Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Data Governance
9 4 (6.78%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.78%) Coaching
9 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.08%) ETL
10 3 (5.08%) Change Management
10 3 (5.08%) Use Case
10 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C#
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) VBScript
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CEH
4 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Symantec
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.39%) AppSense
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Lotus
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Dell
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
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