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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 32 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.57% 7.69% 9.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 8.13% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £290 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £555 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
451 406 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.61% 94.64% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 305 224
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 6 (12.50%) Information Management
4 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Reference Data
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) COREP
6 4 (8.33%) FINREP
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.33%) RDF
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) MOF
7 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) CISSP
7 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.25%) User Experience
7 3 (6.25%) Splunk

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) DNN
2 1 (2.08%) Mule
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) ISDN
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) MPLS
1 1 (2.08%) OSPF
1 1 (2.08%) BGP
1 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.08%) Telnet
1 1 (2.08%) SCCP
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) IPsec
1 1 (2.08%) VLAN
1 1 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) QlikView
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 6 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.17%) Law
7 1 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XSL
2 1 (2.08%) XSLT
2 1 (2.08%) JMS
2 1 (2.08%) JMX
2 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.08%) Spring
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.08%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) CSS3
2 1 (2.08%) Kafka
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) JDBC
2 1 (2.08%) JSP
2 1 (2.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
4 2 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) DataPower
5 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (12.50%) Information Management
2 6 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) MOF
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) RDF
4 4 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (6.25%) SIEM
5 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
6 2 (4.17%) Content Management
6 2 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) XPath
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.08%) CIPD
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) COREP
2 4 (8.33%) FINREP
3 1 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Intune
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
1 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Splunk
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Qualys
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Unisys
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.08%) IronPort
4 1 (2.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft