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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 74 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.29% 7.07% 8.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.95% 8.02% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
676 449 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.02% 88.21% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 303 413
Average daily rate £425 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +1 46 £450 -10.00% 7
Corsham -4 1 - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 36 (27.91%) Windows
3 29 (22.48%) Security Cleared
4 25 (19.38%) SC Cleared
5 22 (17.05%) Migration
6 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
7 15 (11.63%) SQL
8 13 (10.08%) .NET
8 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
8 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
8 13 (10.08%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.08%) SCCM
8 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (9.30%) Data Management
9 12 (9.30%) XenDesktop
9 12 (9.30%) C#
9 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.53%) MSI
10 11 (8.53%) SAP
10 11 (8.53%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
10 11 (8.53%) System Testing
10 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (7.75%) Information Management
11 10 (7.75%) Firewall
12 9 (6.98%) VB.NET
12 9 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (6.20%) Reference Data
13 8 (6.20%) Data Architecture
13 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
1 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.88%) SAS
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.55%) Lync
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (3.10%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.55%) SAP QM
2 2 (1.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) Force.com
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Firewall
2 8 (6.20%) DNS
3 7 (5.43%) DHCP
4 3 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.55%) SMS
5 2 (1.55%) MVNO
6 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.78%) Multicast
6 1 (0.78%) QSIG
6 1 (0.78%) H.323
6 1 (0.78%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.78%) VoIP
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) PBX
6 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (3.88%) Base SAS
2 5 (3.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) MSI
2 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Back Office
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) .NET
2 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) WCF
5 2 (1.55%) HTML5
5 2 (1.55%) XML
5 2 (1.55%) HTML
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.78%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) JSP
6 1 (0.78%) CSS3
6 1 (0.78%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.78%) CAML
6 1 (0.78%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Reference Data
2 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.55%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.91%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Vista
4 6 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.88%) UNIX
5 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Migration
2 12 (9.30%) Data Management
3 11 (8.53%) Data Modelling
3 11 (8.53%) System Testing
4 10 (7.75%) Information Management
5 8 (6.20%) Data Architecture
6 7 (5.43%) Service Management
6 7 (5.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.65%) Data Governance
7 6 (4.65%) ITIL
7 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.88%) Change Management
8 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.88%) Information Architecture
8 5 (3.88%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.88%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.10%) ITSM
9 4 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.10%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) C#
3 9 (6.98%) VB.NET
4 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.10%) VBScript
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (22.48%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) CISSP
5 4 (3.10%) Degree
6 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.55%) CCNP
7 1 (0.78%) MBA
7 1 (0.78%) CCIE
7 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) COBIT
3 2 (1.55%) BS15000
System Software
1 12 (9.30%) XenDesktop
1 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
4 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) SCCM
2 8 (6.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.65%) SCOM
3 6 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.55%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) SAP
3 8 (6.20%) Citrix
3 8 (6.20%) Symantec
4 7 (5.43%) VMware
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle
5 4 (3.10%) Cisco
6 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.33%) Eloqua
6 3 (2.33%) BT
7 2 (1.55%) AppSense
7 2 (1.55%) McAfee
7 2 (1.55%) Dell
7 2 (1.55%) Sophos
8 1 (0.78%) EMC
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe
8 1 (0.78%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.78%) Avaya
8 1 (0.78%) Juniper
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