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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 6 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 41 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.54% 5.13% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.10% 5.28% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 30
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £339 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
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
313 303 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.72% 97.12% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 218 295
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) CISSP
3 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (16.07%) Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 8 (14.29%) SAS
4 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Data Management
6 6 (10.71%) Base SAS
6 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
6 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) Windows
6 6 (10.71%) MS Office
6 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
6 6 (10.71%) Data Governance
6 6 (10.71%) Metadata Management
7 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) CISM
8 4 (7.14%) Firewall
8 4 (7.14%) GIAC
8 4 (7.14%) EDI

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 8 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.71%) Base SAS
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) EDI
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) EDIFACT
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.36%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Data Governance
3 6 (10.71%) Data Management
3 6 (10.71%) Metadata Management
3 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
3 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.71%) Validation
4 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.93%) Migration
4 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.14%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) C
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) CISSP
2 5 (8.93%) CISM
3 4 (7.14%) CEH
3 4 (7.14%) GIAC
4 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) IISP
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) GAAP
3 1 (1.79%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco
1 3 (5.36%) IBM
1 3 (5.36%) SAP
1 3 (5.36%) Splunk
1 3 (5.36%) VMware
2 2 (3.57%) Lotus
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Qualys
3 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle