The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 63 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.95% 7.10% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.39% 7.69% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 37
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -33.33%
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
671 507 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.31% 92.35% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 335 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Wiltshire region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Wiltshire region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +8 48 £450 -14.28% 5
Chippenham - - - - 3
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 21 (20.19%) Windows
3 19 (18.27%) SQL
4 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
5 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.58%) PCI DSS
6 11 (10.58%) SAP
6 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
6 11 (10.58%) Migration
7 10 (9.62%) Banking
7 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.62%) Information Management
8 9 (8.65%) UNIX
8 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
8 9 (8.65%) Data Management
8 9 (8.65%) Firewall
9 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
9 7 (6.73%) Retail
9 7 (6.73%) .NET
9 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
9 7 (6.73%) Citrix
9 7 (6.73%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.73%) Data Architecture
9 7 (6.73%) XenDesktop
10 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (5.77%) Reference Data
10 6 (5.77%) SCOM
10 6 (5.77%) Retail Banking

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.81%) SAS
4 3 (2.88%) Lync
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.96%) CMS
6 1 (0.96%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.96%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.96%) Tridion
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.96%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Force.com
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) DHCP
2 5 (4.81%) DNS
3 3 (2.88%) SAN
3 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.92%) MVNO
4 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.96%) LAN
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) Network Security
5 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (3.85%) Base SAS
2 4 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
2 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.96%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.96%) JSP
3 1 (0.96%) WCF
3 1 (0.96%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Reference Data
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) RMADS
3 2 (1.92%) PKI
3 2 (1.92%) EPoS
3 2 (1.92%) Replication
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) CESG
4 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.96%) Psychology
4 1 (0.96%) CMDB
4 1 (0.96%) FMCG
4 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
1 11 (10.58%) Migration
2 10 (9.62%) Information Management
3 9 (8.65%) Data Management
4 7 (6.73%) Data Protection
4 7 (6.73%) Data Architecture
5 5 (4.81%) ITIL
5 5 (4.81%) Information Architecture
6 4 (3.85%) Data Governance
6 4 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (3.85%) System Testing
6 4 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.85%) Information Security
6 4 (3.85%) Change Management
6 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) Requirements Management
7 3 (2.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
3 6 (5.77%) C#
4 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
5 1 (0.96%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) CISSP
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) CCIE
6 1 (0.96%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.96%) FINREP
4 1 (0.96%) GPG13
4 1 (0.96%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) XenDesktop
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) XenApp
4 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) Snort
5 1 (0.96%) Squid
5 1 (0.96%) vCloud
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) SCOM
2 5 (4.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) SAP
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) Citrix
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) BT
6 3 (2.88%) McAfee
6 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.88%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.92%) Sophos
7 2 (1.92%) Juniper
7 2 (1.92%) AppSense
7 2 (1.92%) webMethods
8 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) Interwoven
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