Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 54 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 81 84 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.11% 4.00% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 4.19% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 68
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £359
90th Percentile £650 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year -59.43% +8.72% +78.18%

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 1,875 2,005 1,916
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 95.39% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 918 1,001
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £235 £235
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 83 69
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +23.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.83% +12.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -3 55 £450 -0.88% 8
Aylesbury +16 7 £350 -30.00%
Chesham - 3 - -
Marlow - 2 - - 2
High Wycombe -4 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 £525 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
2 11 (13.58%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Finance
4 8 (9.88%) User Experience
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.88%) Wireframes
5 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
5 7 (8.64%) DevOps
5 7 (8.64%) Big Data
5 7 (8.64%) Kafka
5 7 (8.64%) Analytics
5 7 (8.64%) QA
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.64%) HTML
5 7 (8.64%) CRM
6 6 (7.41%) SAP
6 6 (7.41%) Windows
6 6 (7.41%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
6 6 (7.41%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Scrum
6 6 (7.41%) GDPR
7 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.17%) Remedy
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (6.17%) ERP

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 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Maximo
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.47%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Office 365
3 3 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) VPN
2 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Big Data
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) DB2
3 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.70%) OLTP
4 3 (3.70%) Power BI
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.23%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Axure RP
1 3 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) NWDI
2 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.23%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (13.58%) Banking
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) HTML
1 7 (8.64%) Kafka
2 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) CSS3
4 3 (3.70%) REST
4 3 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.47%) IDoc
5 2 (2.47%) JDBC
5 2 (2.47%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) SAP ALE
5 2 (2.47%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.88%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.23%) CMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.88%) Wireframes
3 7 (8.64%) Analytics
3 7 (8.64%) CRM
3 7 (8.64%) DevOps
4 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.41%) Migration
4 6 (7.41%) Scrum
5 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.17%) ERP
5 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (6.17%) Release Management
6 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.94%) Data Management
6 4 (4.94%) Validation
6 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.70%) Balanced Scorecard
7 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.70%) Information Security
7 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) Scala
4 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.47%) ABAP
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) COBOL
6 1 (1.23%) Go
6 1 (1.23%) JCL
6 1 (1.23%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 6 (7.41%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) vCloud
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
2 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) WMI
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (2.47%) Kibana
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.47%) Netcool
3 1 (1.23%) logstash
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SAP
4 5 (6.17%) Pega
4 5 (6.17%) Remedy
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) Cramer
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Conga
7 1 (1.23%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) IFS
7 1 (1.23%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.23%) Percona
7 1 (1.23%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.23%) VMware