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 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.18% 5.81% 8.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 6.25% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 27
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £561 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
386 384 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 90.82% 92.98% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 291 255
Average daily rate £405 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 26
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 3 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.08%) Banking
4 8 (20.51%) Information Management
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Retail
5 7 (17.95%) Data Architecture
5 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
6 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
6 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.69%) RDF
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) MOF
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) CISSP
9 3 (7.69%) Splunk
9 3 (7.69%) SIEM
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.69%) COREP
9 3 (7.69%) FINREP
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Coaching

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) DNN
2 1 (2.56%) Mule
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) Telnet
1 1 (2.56%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) ERwin
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.13%) Law
7 1 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (2.56%) Publishing
7 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XSL
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) JMX
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) JDBC
2 1 (2.56%) JSP
2 1 (2.56%) Servlets
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) CESG
3 2 (5.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.51%) Information Management
3 7 (17.95%) Data Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Use Case
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) MOF
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) RDF
5 3 (7.69%) SIEM
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.13%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) XPath
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.69%) COREP
2 3 (7.69%) FINREP
3 1 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
1 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) Qualys
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Unisys
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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