The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.45% 6.26% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 6.58% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 34
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
568 729 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.88% 95.05% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 488 457
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +4 25 £450 -5.26% 1
Chippenham - 4 £400 -
Corsham - 4 £545 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Wiltshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Windows
3 17 (18.09%) Migration
4 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.70%) Banking
5 11 (11.70%) Cisco
5 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
5 11 (11.70%) Firewall
5 11 (11.70%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
7 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.57%) SAS
7 9 (9.57%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) Splunk
7 9 (9.57%) Office 365
7 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
8 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.51%) ITIL
8 8 (8.51%) SAP
8 8 (8.51%) Base SAS
8 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.45%) Data Management
9 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
9 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.45%) MS Office
9 7 (7.45%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.45%) Validation

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (9.57%) SAS
2 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) SNMP
3 5 (5.32%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) SMS
4 3 (3.19%) SMTP
4 3 (3.19%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.13%) HTTP
5 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.13%) Network Security
5 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.13%) Skype
6 1 (1.06%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (1.06%) DSL
6 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.06%) MPLS
6 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.51%) Base SAS
3 4 (4.26%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.19%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.06%) ERwin
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) NWDS
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) EDI
2 4 (4.26%) EDIFACT
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) RESTful
4 1 (1.06%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.19%) RIA
6 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.13%) Health Informatics
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Informatics
6 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.06%) CESG
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Solaris
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Migration
2 11 (11.70%) Project Management
3 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
4 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.51%) ITIL
5 7 (7.45%) Data Governance
5 7 (7.45%) Data Management
5 7 (7.45%) Metadata Management
5 7 (7.45%) Quality Management
5 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (7.45%) Validation
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.38%) Compliance Management
6 6 (6.38%) Security Architecture
6 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (5.32%) DevOps
7 5 (5.32%) Open Source
7 5 (5.32%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 5 (5.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) CISSP
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CCIE
5 2 (2.13%) CCNP
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) CEH
6 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.06%) CLAS
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) GIAC
6 1 (1.06%) IISP
6 1 (1.06%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.06%) RHCE
6 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Data Quality
1 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) COBIT
3 1 (1.06%) GAAP
3 1 (1.06%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.06%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.06%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.06%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.06%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.26%) Docker
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.13%) Firmware
6 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Samba
7 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
1 6 (6.38%) SCOM
2 4 (4.26%) Endace
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.19%) Nagios
3 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.06%) SCSM
4 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Cisco
3 9 (9.57%) Splunk
4 8 (8.51%) SAP
5 7 (7.45%) VMware
6 5 (5.32%) Qualys
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle
7 4 (4.26%) Veritas
8 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix
8 3 (3.19%) IBM
8 3 (3.19%) Murex
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
9 2 (2.13%) AppSense
9 2 (2.13%) CA
9 2 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.13%) Juniper
9 2 (2.13%) Lotus
9 2 (2.13%) Symantec
10 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard