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 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 27 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.75% 9.19% 8.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 10.20% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 20
Average daily rate
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£540 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £356 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £682 £555
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
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
350 402 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.83% 90.13% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 300 216
Average daily rate £420 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
3 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
4 10 (23.26%) Information Management
5 9 (20.93%) Windows
5 9 (20.93%) Data Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Reference Data
7 7 (16.28%) Retail
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
8 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.63%) Data Management
9 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.30%) VBScript
10 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (6.98%) Data Governance

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) SAS
1 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) SPSS
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
5 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.65%) HTML5
1 2 (4.65%) CSS3
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSL
2 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) BYOD
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) DataPower
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
2 10 (23.26%) Information Management
3 9 (20.93%) Data Architecture
4 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Data Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.98%) ETL
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) VBScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CEH
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.33%) COREP
4 1 (2.33%) FINREP
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Intune
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee
3 1 (2.33%) AppSense
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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