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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 65 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.13% 7.54% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.08% 8.03% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 32
Average daily rate £450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
645 436 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 90.59% 93.97% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 309 370
Average daily rate £371 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 56
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.51% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.44 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 40 £500 - 5
Corsham -3 3 £363 -12.12% 5
Salisbury - 2 £450 -
Chippenham - 1 £413 - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (38.38%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
5 12 (12.12%) SQL
5 12 (12.12%) ITIL
5 12 (12.12%) Windows
5 12 (12.12%) Linux
6 11 (11.11%) Banking
7 10 (10.10%) UNIX
7 10 (10.10%) Oracle
7 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
8 8 (8.08%) SAP
8 8 (8.08%) Retail
8 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.07%) Data Management
9 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.06%) Validation
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.06%) DNS
10 6 (6.06%) Information Management
10 6 (6.06%) Degree
10 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
11 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (5.05%) Solvency II
11 5 (5.05%) Microsoft

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.05%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.02%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.02%) Lync
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.03%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.02%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.02%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.01%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) DHCP
3 3 (3.03%) SAN
3 3 (3.03%) FTP
3 3 (3.03%) LDAP
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) X.509
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.01%) LAN
5 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.01%) BODI
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.03%) Subversion
1 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.02%) JDeveloper
2 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.01%) Gradle
3 1 (1.01%) Mockito
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (1.01%) LSMW
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) JUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (38.38%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Spring
1 3 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) SAML
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) XSLT
2 2 (2.02%) WSDL
2 2 (2.02%) WebCenter
2 2 (2.02%) JAX-WS
3 1 (1.01%) jQuery
3 1 (1.01%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.01%) OSGi
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) Guice
3 1 (1.01%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) CMDB
2 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) UNIX
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (7.07%) Data Management
3 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
4 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.06%) Validation
4 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.06%) Information Management
5 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
5 4 (4.04%) Migration
5 4 (4.04%) Workflow
5 4 (4.04%) SOA
5 4 (4.04%) CRM
5 4 (4.04%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.04%) Data Governance
6 3 (3.03%) Data Architecture
6 3 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
5 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.02%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) XQuery
5 2 (2.02%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Degree
3 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) CCNP
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CCDE
5 1 (1.01%) CIPD
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) CCDA
5 1 (1.01%) CCDP
5 1 (1.01%) CCIE
5 1 (1.01%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.05%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) FINREP
4 1 (1.01%) GPG13
4 1 (1.01%) Basel III
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Nmap
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.02%) XenApp
2 2 (2.02%) vCloud
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Squid
3 1 (1.01%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Nessus
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) SAP
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco
4 3 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Symantec
5 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.02%) webMethods
5 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.02%) CA
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.01%) Qualys
6 1 (1.01%) Actimize
6 1 (1.01%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.01%) Brocade
6 1 (1.01%) Sourcefire
Wiltshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 19 days ago