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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.39% 4.71% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 4.90% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Average daily rate £410 £530 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% +19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £408 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £685 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.91%) CISSP
3 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
4 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.64%) Banking
5 5 (11.36%) Windows
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) SIEM
7 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
7 3 (6.82%) SAP
7 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) Validation
7 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) BGP
1 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) IPsec
1 1 (2.27%) ISDN
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) MPLS
1 1 (2.27%) OSPF
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
2 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
3 3 (6.82%) SIEM
3 3 (6.82%) Validation
4 2 (4.55%) Coaching
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.55%) ETL
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.27%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.27%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CISSP
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.27%) CIPD
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) COREP
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) FINREP
3 1 (2.27%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Oozie
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (2.27%) QRadar
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Juniper
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.27%) F5
3 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.27%) IronPort
3 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
3 1 (2.27%) VMware