The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Wiltshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 32 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.66% 8.49% 8.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 8.91% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 550 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.44% 95.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 365 315
Average daily rate £368 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -3 25 £500 +17.64% 9
Trowbridge - 1 £475 -
Corsham - - - -
Melksham - - - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 13 (13.68%) UNIX
4 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
5 12 (12.63%) Windows
5 12 (12.63%) Linux
6 11 (11.58%) Oracle
6 11 (11.58%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
7 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 10 (10.53%) Banking
7 10 (10.53%) Information Management
8 8 (8.42%) Firewall
8 8 (8.42%) ITIL
8 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
9 7 (7.37%) SAP
10 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
10 6 (6.32%) Migration
10 6 (6.32%) Retail
10 6 (6.32%) Data Management
10 6 (6.32%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.26%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
11 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
11 5 (5.26%) Degree
11 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.26%) Information Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) Confluence
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.11%) Lync
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) SAS
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.05%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SAP APO
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.05%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.05%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) DHCP
3 3 (3.16%) X.509
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
4 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) Intranet
5 1 (1.05%) Network Security
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.05%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.16%) Subversion
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.11%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.05%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) Mockito
3 1 (1.05%) Gradle
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
1 3 (3.16%) Spring
2 2 (2.11%) XSLT
2 2 (2.11%) WSDL
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) JAX-WS
2 2 (2.11%) SAML
2 2 (2.11%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.05%) Guice
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.05%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.16%) Clustering
2 2 (2.11%) RMADS
2 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.05%) FMCG
3 1 (1.05%) CESG
3 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.05%) PKI
3 1 (1.05%) Psychology
3 1 (1.05%) CMDB
3 1 (1.05%) Replication
3 1 (1.05%) NHS
3 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) UNIX
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) Data Modelling
2 10 (10.53%) Information Management
3 8 (8.42%) ITIL
4 6 (6.32%) Migration
4 6 (6.32%) Data Management
4 6 (6.32%) Data Architecture
5 5 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 5 (5.26%) Information Security
5 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.21%) SOA
7 3 (3.16%) ITSM
7 3 (3.16%) Service Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) CRM
7 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.16%) Network Planning
7 3 (3.16%) Validation
7 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.11%) Python
4 2 (2.11%) XQuery
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) Ruby
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CIPD
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) Basel III
4 1 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.05%) GPG13
4 1 (1.05%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.11%) vCloud
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.05%) Snort
4 1 (1.05%) Nmap
4 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCOM
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.05%) Nessus
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) SAP
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) McAfee
5 2 (2.11%) Sophos
5 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.11%) Remedy
5 2 (2.11%) BT
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.11%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) Juniper
5 2 (2.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.11%) webMethods
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec
6 1 (1.05%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.05%) BMC
6 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy