Period
to 8 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 50 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.74% 4.39% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 4.63% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 36
Median daily rate £538 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.81% -3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £388 £313
90th Percentile £649 £669 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +0.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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 411 1,079 1,514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.35% 94.82% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 612 809
Median daily rate £438 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -
10th Percentile £286 £213 £225
90th Percentile £638 £588 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 104
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £14.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +10.52% -17.31%
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.29 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.30 £43.75 £20.03
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.28
% change year-on-year -8.57% +22.59% -17.60%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020, 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 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) Oracle
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (29.03%) DB2
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
7 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) DataStage
9 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.90%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
11 3 (9.68%) DevOps
11 3 (9.68%) Artefact Management
11 3 (9.68%) Data Extraction
11 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 3 (9.68%) E-business
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (9.68%) Linux
11 3 (9.68%) ETL
12 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
12 2 (6.45%) Ant
12 2 (6.45%) VPN
12 2 (6.45%) LDAP

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 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Maximo
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DKIM
2 1 (3.23%) DWDM
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) SDH
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
2 5 (16.13%) DataStage
3 2 (6.45%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) JSP
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Servlets
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Artefact Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Extraction
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) E-business
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) Cash Management
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) BeanShell
5 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Korn
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) ESRI
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) SAP