The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 35 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 50 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.85% 5.85% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 6.12% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 28
Median daily rate £500 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £353 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.79% 95.59% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 522 520
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +4 40 £500 +11.11% 2
Newport Pagnell - 3 £525 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 50 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 43 (39.09%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.82%) Cisco
4 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.27%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (15.45%) Windows
5 17 (15.45%) Finance
5 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
6 13 (11.82%) WAN
6 13 (11.82%) CCNP
6 13 (11.82%) VPN
7 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (10.00%) F5
8 10 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 10 (9.09%) CCNA
8 10 (9.09%) Migration
9 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.18%) Service Management
9 9 (8.18%) Security Testing
9 9 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (8.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.27%) Oracle
11 7 (6.36%) SAP
11 7 (6.36%) Unix
11 7 (6.36%) LAN
11 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
11 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) nginx
5 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
2 5 (4.55%) MS Project
3 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.91%) Movex
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) VPN
1 13 (11.82%) WAN
2 10 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (8.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (6.36%) DHCP
4 7 (6.36%) Firewall
4 7 (6.36%) LAN
5 6 (5.45%) BGP
5 6 (5.45%) EIGRP
5 6 (5.45%) FCoE
5 6 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (5.45%) Network Security
5 6 (5.45%) OSPF
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.55%) VLAN
7 4 (3.64%) Wireless
8 3 (2.73%) Internet
9 2 (1.82%) CTI
9 2 (1.82%) DNS
9 2 (1.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.82%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) NewSQL
4 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.91%) NuoDB
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Babel
1 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.91%) Gradle
1 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.91%) JIRA
1 1 (0.91%) LSMW
1 1 (0.91%) Maven
1 1 (0.91%) Travis CI
1 1 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
1 3 (2.73%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.73%) CSS
1 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) Akka
2 1 (0.91%) Android SDK
2 1 (0.91%) Cocoa
2 1 (0.91%) HTML5
2 1 (0.91%) jQuery
2 1 (0.91%) Node.js
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.91%) Spring
2 1 (0.91%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) User Experience
2 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) CESG
4 2 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.91%) PKI
5 1 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Unix
2 7 (6.36%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.82%) VMS
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 10 (9.09%) Migration
2 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
2 9 (8.18%) Security Testing
2 9 (8.18%) Service Management
3 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.36%) Analytics
4 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (6.36%) Resource Management
4 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (5.45%) ITIL
5 6 (5.45%) Validation
6 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.55%) ERP
6 5 (4.55%) Presales
6 5 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
2 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.82%) ABAP
4 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.91%) ES6
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.91%) Scala
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 43 (39.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.27%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
5 13 (11.82%) CCNP
6 10 (9.09%) CCNA
7 7 (6.36%) CEH
7 7 (6.36%) CREST Certified
7 7 (6.36%) OSCP
8 5 (4.55%) CCIE
8 5 (4.55%) CISSP
9 4 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.82%) CISM
10 2 (1.82%) CLAS
10 2 (1.82%) GIAC
10 2 (1.82%) SANS
11 1 (0.91%) CISA
11 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.91%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) ISO22301
2 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (1.82%) RMADS
5 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) XenApp
3 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.82%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.82%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.91%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Cisco
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.00%) F5
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle
5 7 (6.36%) SAP
6 5 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.73%) Citrix
8 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.73%) VMware
9 2 (1.82%) Aruba
9 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.82%) Genesys
9 2 (1.82%) Infor
9 2 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.82%) Nortel
9 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.91%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.91%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
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