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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 12 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.24% 4.55% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 4.80% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Median daily rate £450 £500 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
343 354 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.08% 94.65% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 260 283
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -15.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) CISSP
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
4 7 (12.07%) SAS
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) Data Governance
6 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
6 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.62%) Metadata Management
6 5 (8.62%) Security Operations
6 5 (8.62%) Base SAS
6 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
6 5 (8.62%) Data Management
6 5 (8.62%) Validation
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) CISM
6 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) SQL

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 7 (12.07%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.62%) Base SAS
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ERwin
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) EDI
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) EDIFACT
2 3 (5.17%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.72%) CESG
7 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) AIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
1 7 (12.07%) Project Management
2 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
2 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.62%) Data Governance
3 5 (8.62%) Data Management
3 5 (8.62%) Metadata Management
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
3 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
3 5 (8.62%) Security Operations
3 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (8.62%) Validation
3 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (6.90%) ERP
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 4 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CISSP
2 5 (8.62%) CISM
3 4 (6.90%) CEH
3 4 (6.90%) GIAC
4 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) IISP
5 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) COBIT
3 1 (1.72%) GAAP
3 1 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.72%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (6.90%) SCOM
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
1 4 (6.90%) Qualys
1 4 (6.90%) Splunk
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) IBM
2 3 (5.17%) Murex
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
2 3 (5.17%) Sun
2 3 (5.17%) Veritas
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Lotus
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark