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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 49 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.97% 7.97% 11.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 8.86% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 47
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£525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £697 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -36.70%
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
661 553 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.03% 89.92% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 342 336
Average daily rate £425 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 22 £550 +19.56% 8
Chippenham -3 1 £655 +58.78% 1
Corsham - - - -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 34 (28.33%) Finance
1 34 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 25 (20.83%) Migration
4 24 (20.00%) Windows
5 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
6 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
7 16 (13.33%) Banking
8 14 (11.67%) Information Management
9 12 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 12 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 12 (10.00%) SQL
10 11 (9.17%) .NET
10 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
10 11 (9.17%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.17%) Reference Data
10 11 (9.17%) Data Management
11 10 (8.33%) SCCM
11 10 (8.33%) C#
11 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (7.50%) PowerShell
12 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
13 8 (6.67%) XenDesktop
13 8 (6.67%) Retail
13 8 (6.67%) System Testing
13 8 (6.67%) DNS
13 8 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (6.67%) Symantec

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.33%) IIS
4 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.33%) SAS
5 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.50%) Lync
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) SPSS
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP QM
2 2 (1.67%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) DNS
2 7 (5.83%) DHCP
3 5 (4.17%) WAN
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) SMS
5 2 (1.67%) VoIP
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) QSIG
6 1 (0.83%) H.323
6 1 (0.83%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) PBX
6 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.83%) VLAN
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.67%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MSI
2 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Retail
4 7 (5.83%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.17%) HTML
3 5 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (1.67%) WCF
4 2 (1.67%) XML
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) JSON
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Reference Data
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) W3C
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.50%) UNIX
7 2 (1.67%) Linux
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Migration
2 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
3 14 (11.67%) Information Management
4 12 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 11 (9.17%) Risk Management
5 11 (9.17%) Data Management
6 8 (6.67%) System Testing
7 7 (5.83%) ITIL
7 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
7 7 (5.83%) Information Architecture
7 7 (5.83%) Data Governance
8 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.17%) Coaching
9 5 (4.17%) DevOps
9 5 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (4.17%) Change Management
10 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) C#
3 9 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
4 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) CISSP
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CEH
6 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.67%) BS15000
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) SCCM
2 8 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.67%) Puppet
5 2 (1.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Symantec
3 7 (5.83%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) SAP
5 5 (4.17%) Cisco
5 5 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (3.33%) Dell
7 3 (2.50%) Sencha
8 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle
8 2 (1.67%) EMC
8 2 (1.67%) AppSense
9 1 (0.83%) McAfee
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Avaya
9 1 (0.83%) Juniper
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Lotus
9 1 (0.83%) Brocade
9 1 (0.83%) Tandberg
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