Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 89 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.10% 5.80% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 6.23% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 53
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £339 £342 £325
90th Percentile £611 £550 £560
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 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 1663 1203 1865
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 93.11% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 666 964
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £227
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 83
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.57% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £34.85 £19.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
2 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (14.61%) SAP
3 13 (14.61%) ERP
3 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.36%) Migration
4 11 (12.36%) Java
4 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
5 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (11.24%) SAP ERP
5 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.11%) CISSP
6 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.11%) Finance
6 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.99%) API Development
7 8 (8.99%) Windows
7 8 (8.99%) ABAP
7 8 (8.99%) IBM
7 8 (8.99%) CESG
7 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
7 8 (8.99%) Office 365
8 7 (7.87%) High Availability
8 7 (7.87%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (7.87%) ActionScript 2.0

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 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.87%) SAP Portal
3 7 (7.87%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.49%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.37%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.37%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.25%) BPCS
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.12%) Maximo
5 1 (1.12%) Sage 1000
5 1 (1.12%) Sage 500
5 1 (1.12%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) IaaS
3 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) FTP
1 7 (7.87%) HTTP
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
1 7 (7.87%) Skype
1 7 (7.87%) SMTP
1 7 (7.87%) SSL
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) LSMW
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) GitLab
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.85%) Banking
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) cXML
1 7 (7.87%) ebXML
1 7 (7.87%) EDI
1 7 (7.87%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (7.87%) XML
1 7 (7.87%) XML Schema
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) Node.js
4 1 (1.12%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.12%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) CESG
2 7 (7.87%) DataPower
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
4 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Robotics
5 1 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) SUSE
5 1 (1.12%) VMS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) ERP
2 11 (12.36%) Migration
3 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (8.99%) API Development
5 7 (7.87%) B2B
5 7 (7.87%) Data Security
5 7 (7.87%) EAI
5 7 (7.87%) High Availability
5 7 (7.87%) Information Security
5 7 (7.87%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (5.62%) Security Management
7 4 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.49%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.49%) DevOps
7 4 (4.49%) Information Security Management
7 4 (4.49%) ISMS
7 4 (4.49%) Logistics
8 3 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) ABAP
3 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.87%) ActionScript
4 7 (7.87%) ActionScript 2.0
4 7 (7.87%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (2.25%) Python
5 2 (2.25%) VBScript
6 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) CISSP
5 6 (6.74%) GCIA
5 6 (6.74%) GSEC
6 5 (5.62%) CCIE
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.37%) CCNA
7 3 (3.37%) CCNP
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 2 (2.25%) CLAS
8 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.25%) GIAC
8 2 (2.25%) SANS
9 1 (1.12%) CCSA
9 1 (1.12%) CCSE
9 1 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.12%) CISM
9 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) RosettaNet
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) Firmware
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) XenApp
4 2 (2.25%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.25%) Docker
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) vCloud
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Ansible
1 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.12%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) SAP
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) IBM
4 7 (7.87%) webMethods
5 6 (6.74%) CyberArk
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 5 (5.62%) Computacenter
7 4 (4.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.37%) Citrix
8 3 (3.37%) Dell
9 2 (2.25%) AppSense
9 2 (2.25%) Blue Prism
9 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.25%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.12%) Remedy
10 1 (1.12%) TIBCO