Period
to 20 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 67 108 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.55% 5.19% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 5.47% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 58
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £313 £359
90th Percentile £672 £635 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £38.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +132.56% -53.26% -12.38%

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 1,393 1,973 1,835
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 94.81% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 993 901
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £206 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -12.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.03 £9.05
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.50 £35.95
South East median hourly rate £20.94 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.63% - -6.67%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +7 55 £488 +1.30% 10
Aylesbury +7 4 £390 +11.43% 2
Amersham - 1 £380 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 18 (26.87%) SAP
1 18 (26.87%) Migration
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
5 11 (16.42%) Windows
5 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
7 8 (11.94%) Oracle
7 8 (11.94%) CRM
7 8 (11.94%) Finance
8 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
8 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (10.45%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) VMware
9 6 (8.96%) Middleware
9 6 (8.96%) Office 365
9 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
10 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
10 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.97%) Logistics

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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.48%) WordPress
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.97%) Maximo
2 4 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (4.48%) SAP BPC
3 3 (4.48%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.48%) SAP EWM
3 3 (4.48%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (4.48%) SAP WM
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.49%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.49%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) IPsec
3 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) SMTP
3 1 (1.49%) SSH
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (4.48%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Impala
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.99%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.99%) CESG
2 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Replication
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.94%) CRM
4 7 (10.45%) Analytics
4 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
6 4 (5.97%) Logistics
6 4 (5.97%) Presales
6 4 (5.97%) Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (4.48%) Cash Management
7 3 (4.48%) Change Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Privacy
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL
7 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Security Management
7 3 (4.48%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.99%) CISSP
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.49%) CEH
5 1 (1.49%) CIMA
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) RMADS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.99%) XenApp
6 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) SAP
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 4 (5.97%) Citrix
5 4 (5.97%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) Meraki
6 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.48%) Sophos
7 2 (2.99%) hybris
7 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.49%) Adobe
8 1 (1.49%) Anaplan
8 1 (1.49%) Ariba
8 1 (1.49%) Cognos
8 1 (1.49%) Kronos
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Pardot
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy