The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.89% 8.88% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 9.31% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
392 376 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.11% 95.43% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 254 220
Average daily rate £413 £410 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Wiltshire

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 10 (15.15%) UNIX
4 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (15.15%) Banking
5 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.12%) Information Management
6 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
7 7 (10.61%) Firewall
7 7 (10.61%) SAP
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle
8 6 (9.09%) ITIL
8 6 (9.09%) Data Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
9 5 (7.58%) Retail
9 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
10 4 (6.06%) Citrix
10 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
11 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
11 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
11 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
11 3 (4.55%) SAP FI-CA
11 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.55%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.52%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.55%) SSL
2 3 (4.55%) X.509
2 3 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Gradle
3 1 (1.52%) Mockito
3 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Spring
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) XSLT
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) SAML
2 2 (3.03%) WSDL
2 2 (3.03%) JAX-WS
2 2 (3.03%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.52%) Guice
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.52%) Psychology
2 1 (1.52%) CMDB
2 1 (1.52%) FMCG
2 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.52%) RMADS
2 1 (1.52%) CESG
2 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (1.52%) Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 8 (12.12%) Information Management
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) Data Management
5 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
5 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.55%) System Testing
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) Information Security
5 3 (4.55%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.55%) Service Management
5 3 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (3.03%) SOA
6 2 (3.03%) CRM
6 2 (3.03%) Scrum
6 2 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.03%) XQuery
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CIPD
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.52%) FINREP
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) Basel III
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.52%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) BT
4 3 (4.55%) McAfee
5 2 (3.03%) Sophos
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Brocade
6 1 (1.52%) Unica
6 1 (1.52%) Qualys
6 1 (1.52%) AppSense
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Murex
6 1 (1.52%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.52%) Juniper
6 1 (1.52%) BMC
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
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