Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £412 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 49 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 -17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.52% 4.68% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 4.84% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 40
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.44% - -
10th Percentile £348 £350 £363
90th Percentile £675 £671 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -9.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 1,390 1,631 1,234
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 96.57% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 780 690
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £241 £220
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 74 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.26% +41.08% -1.23%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.40 £20.00 £16.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Wireframes
3 6 (16.22%) Big Data
3 6 (16.22%) QA
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
5 4 (10.81%) Kafka
5 4 (10.81%) CSS3
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Scala
5 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Java

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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) OLTP
4 3 (8.11%) Power BI
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) DB2
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
1 3 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) Kafka
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) Node.js
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) JMS
5 1 (2.70%) LINQ
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Wireframes
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Balanced Scorecard
5 3 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Scorecard
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Scala
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
4 1 (2.70%) JCL
4 1 (2.70%) Korn
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Kibana
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.70%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) CA
3 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Percona
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau