Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 67 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.35% 4.79% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 5.02% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 43
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.63% +0.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £341 £380
90th Percentile £605 £550 £547
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 1,468 1,415 1,352
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.41% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 735 729
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £270 £257
90th Percentile £550 £544 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 48 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £16.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +35.42% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.94 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.30 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.96% +22.32% -8.20%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) Banking
4 9 (13.43%) Finance
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) User Experience
5 7 (10.45%) Wireframes
6 6 (8.96%) Big Data
6 6 (8.96%) Kafka
6 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark
6 6 (8.96%) DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.96%) HTML
6 6 (8.96%) XML
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (8.96%) Netcool
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Maximo
7 5 (7.46%) Cramer
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (7.46%) Remedy
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco
7 5 (7.46%) Cognos
7 5 (7.46%) DB2
7 5 (7.46%) CSS
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (7.46%) Analytics
7 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM

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 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.46%) Maximo
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Big Data
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) OLTP
4 3 (4.48%) Power BI
4 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Axure RP
1 3 (4.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) NWDI
2 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) HTML
1 6 (8.96%) Kafka
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) CSS3
4 3 (4.48%) REST
4 3 (4.48%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.99%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) IDoc
5 2 (2.99%) JDBC
5 2 (2.99%) SAP ALE
5 2 (2.99%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.99%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) CGI
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
4 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.45%) Wireframes
3 6 (8.96%) CRM
3 6 (8.96%) DevOps
3 6 (8.96%) Scrum
4 5 (7.46%) Analytics
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Coaching
5 4 (5.97%) Release Management
6 3 (4.48%) Balanced Scorecard
6 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.48%) Data Governance
6 3 (4.48%) Data Management
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) IT Governance
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) Scala
4 2 (2.99%) ABAP
4 2 (2.99%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) COBOL
5 1 (1.49%) Go
5 1 (1.49%) JCL
5 1 (1.49%) Korn
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Netcool
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (2.99%) Kibana
3 1 (1.49%) logstash
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
3 5 (7.46%) Cognos
3 5 (7.46%) Cramer
3 5 (7.46%) Pega
3 5 (7.46%) Remedy
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Percona
6 1 (1.49%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) VMware