Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 53 112 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.93% 5.02% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 5.25% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 71 64
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
10th Percentile £319 £350 £361
90th Percentile £556 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 £66.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.77% -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -53.76% +3.33% -26.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,709 2,133 1,668
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.56% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 951 881
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £215 £225
90th Percentile £556 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 120 73
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +18.97% +3.57%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.70 £45.38 £37.10
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.06% -5.26% +5.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -38 30 £400 -11.11% 12
Aylesbury +4 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Scrum
3 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
4 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) Analytics
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) QA
4 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 5 (9.43%) ERP
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.55%) Kafka
5 4 (7.55%) WMI
5 4 (7.55%) Scala
5 4 (7.55%) Time Management
5 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) API Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.89%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) Kafka
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.66%) CSS3
4 3 (5.66%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) Spring Security
5 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.89%) JMS
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) OAuth
6 1 (1.89%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.89%) OpenID
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.89%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Scrum
2 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
3 5 (9.43%) Analytics
3 5 (9.43%) ERP
3 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (7.55%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) API Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) People Management
6 2 (3.77%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) Scala
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) COBOL
4 1 (1.89%) JCL
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) WMI
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.89%) Kibana
3 1 (1.89%) logstash
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) NetApp
3 1 (1.89%) Percona
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau
3 1 (1.89%) VMware