Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 10 December 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 43 98 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.41% 5.56% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 5.84% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 38
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £379 £313 £342
90th Percentile £624 £608 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year - -9.77% -

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 1,186 1,679 1,151
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 95.18% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 820 652
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £204
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 80 53
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.79% +22.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.43 £24.00 £36.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor 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 10 December 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (20.93%) Windows
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.60%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) ISMS
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (13.95%) Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.95%) SAP
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 5 (11.63%) Office 365
9 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (9.30%) Finance
10 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) ITIL
11 3 (6.98%) Apache
11 3 (6.98%) CRM
11 3 (6.98%) SQL

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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (6.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.65%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Maximo
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) QlikView
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.33%) LSMW
1 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.65%) Kafka
1 2 (4.65%) Node.js
1 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) CSS3
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) CESG
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security
2 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
3 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (16.28%) ISMS
4 6 (13.95%) Analytics
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) Cash Management
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Management
8 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Security Management
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CEH
5 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.33%) CISA
5 1 (2.33%) CISM
5 1 (2.33%) CRISC
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) PMO
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Tealium