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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.79% 6.15% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 6.86% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £355 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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
363 350 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.44% 89.74% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 264 247
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.28 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +57.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.62%) Information Management
5 7 (18.92%) Data Architecture
6 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
6 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Information Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.81%) Coaching
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (8.11%) Use Case
9 3 (8.11%) SQL
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) SDLC
10 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (5.41%) COREP
10 2 (5.41%) FINREP
10 2 (5.41%) SIEM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.41%) SAS
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) DNN
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Telnet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) ERwin
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Law
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) JDBC
1 1 (2.70%) JSP
1 1 (2.70%) Servlets
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) Struts
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XSL
1 1 (2.70%) XSLT
1 1 (2.70%) JMS
1 1 (2.70%) JMX
1 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.70%) Spring
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
1 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
4 1 (2.70%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 8 (21.62%) Information Management
3 7 (18.92%) Data Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Information Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Use Case
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) RDF
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
7 2 (5.41%) MOF
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CISSP
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) COREP
2 2 (5.41%) FINREP
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Intune
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Qualys
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Unisys
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
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