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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 20 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.97% 5.15% 11.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 5.48% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 33
Median daily rate £494 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £655 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
322 365 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.12% 94.07% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 281 320
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £515 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) SNMP
2 7 (15.91%) Splunk
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 5 (11.36%) RIA
4 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.36%) SCOM
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) Nagios
4 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (9.09%) Endace
5 4 (9.09%) Murex
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
6 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (6.82%) Qualys
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.82%) Sun
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) SAS

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 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SNMP
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) SMS
3 3 (6.82%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Base SAS
1 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.27%) SAS EBI
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) NWDS
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) RESTful
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.36%) RIA
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.55%) Robotics
3 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Compliance Management
3 3 (6.82%) Information Security
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
3 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (6.82%) Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
3 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Data Governance
4 2 (4.55%) Data Privacy
4 2 (4.55%) Metadata Management
4 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) Robotic Automation
4 2 (4.55%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.27%) C#
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) Jython
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CISSP
1 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.27%) CCIE
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.27%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nagios
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) Endace
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.55%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) Salt
5 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.27%) SCSM
5 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Splunk
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) Murex
4 3 (6.82%) Intel Security
4 3 (6.82%) Qualys
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Sun
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Pega
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto