Period
to 4 March 2021

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 39 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.05% 5.46% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 5.87% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 38
Median daily rate £538 £440 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.16% -9.74% -
10th Percentile £461 £340 £404
90th Percentile £695 £538 £700
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £440 £488
% change year-on-year +19.32% -9.74% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 333 664 1,039
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 93.00% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 432 664
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £227 £250 £211
90th Percentile £594 £563 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £423 £420
% change year-on-year +0.59% +0.60% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 82 79
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.41 £11.55 £9.92
90th Percentile £25.00 £26.15 £44.50
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -14.29%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (23.81%) Nessus
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (19.05%) E-business
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (9.52%) IaaS
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (9.52%) PaaS
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
7 2 (9.52%) Azure
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (9.52%) QA
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.76%) JIRA

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) BPCS
2 1 (4.76%) iTrent
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Stack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (19.05%) E-business
3 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Service Design
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Threat Management
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) CRISC
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow