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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.25% 8.64% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 9.04% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £444 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
387 387 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.36% 95.56% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 269 200
Average daily rate £400 £413 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.87%) Banking
4 9 (14.29%) UNIX
4 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.70%) Information Management
5 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
6 7 (11.11%) Windows
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle
7 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) Solvency II
8 5 (7.94%) Retail Banking
8 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) Retail
8 5 (7.94%) Firewall
8 5 (7.94%) Validation
9 4 (6.35%) Data Management
9 4 (6.35%) SAP
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.76%) X.509
10 3 (4.76%) McAfee
10 3 (4.76%) SSL
10 3 (4.76%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.76%) Java
10 3 (4.76%) LDAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) SAS
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) SSL
2 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.76%) X.509
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Mockito
3 1 (1.59%) Gradle
3 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.59%) MSI
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) Spring
2 2 (3.17%) XSLT
2 2 (3.17%) WSDL
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) JAX-WS
2 2 (3.17%) SAML
2 2 (3.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.59%) Guice
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.59%) FMCG
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) CESG
2 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (1.59%) Psychology
2 1 (1.59%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 8 (12.70%) Information Management
3 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
4 5 (7.94%) Validation
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Data Management
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.76%) Information Security
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) ITSM
6 3 (4.76%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.17%) Change Control
7 2 (3.17%) Demand Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) XQuery
3 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.94%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) FINREP
3 1 (1.59%) Basel III
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.59%) Nmap
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.59%) Nessus
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) McAfee
4 2 (3.17%) Sophos
4 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.59%) Juniper
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec
5 1 (1.59%) Murex
5 1 (1.59%) EMC
5 1 (1.59%) BT
5 1 (1.59%) AppSense
5 1 (1.59%) Brocade
5 1 (1.59%) Unica
5 1 (1.59%) Qualys