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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 15 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.68% 5.25% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 5.57% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 21
Median daily rate £450 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £613 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
342 395 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.80% 94.27% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 285 308
Median daily rate £363 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 21
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.04 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.06% -19.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.87%) SAS
3 10 (15.87%) CISSP
4 9 (14.29%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.70%) Base SAS
5 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.70%) Banking
6 7 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 7 (11.11%) Validation
6 7 (11.11%) Data Management
6 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (11.11%) MS Office
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 7 (11.11%) Metadata Management
7 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) SCOM
7 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
7 6 (9.52%) SQL
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) e-Learning
8 5 (7.94%) CISM

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 10 (15.87%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) SNMP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.70%) Base SAS
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.59%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ERwin
1 1 (1.59%) NWDS
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) EDI
1 4 (6.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) EDIFACT
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) e-Learning
3 5 (7.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.76%) RIA
6 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.59%) CESG
7 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Solaris
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 9 (14.29%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
3 7 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 7 (11.11%) Data Management
3 7 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 7 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (11.11%) Validation
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
5 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (7.94%) Security Operations
5 5 (7.94%) Wireframes
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) CISSP
2 5 (7.94%) CISM
3 4 (6.35%) CEH
3 4 (6.35%) GIAC
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) IISP
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) GAAP
3 1 (1.59%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.59%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.59%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.59%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.59%) SCSM
3 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Qualys
1 5 (7.94%) Splunk
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Murex
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Sun
3 3 (4.76%) Veritas
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
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