The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 8 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.14% 7.12% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.65% 7.49% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £540 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 307 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.05% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 212 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Swindon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Swindon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Swindon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Swindon

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Swindon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swindon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (44.83%) SAP
2 19 (32.76%) SAP IS-U
3 13 (22.41%) Finance
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) Retail
5 7 (12.07%) Billing
6 6 (10.34%) Banking
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
7 5 (8.62%) CISSP
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security
7 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
7 5 (8.62%) RIA
7 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.62%) Data Privacy
7 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
8 4 (6.90%) FMCG
8 4 (6.90%) SAP PP-PI
8 4 (6.90%) SAP PP
8 4 (6.90%) Firewall
8 4 (6.90%) Linux
9 3 (5.17%) ETL
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle
9 3 (5.17%) ABAP
9 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.17%) Informatica
9 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Data Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (3.45%) SAS
1 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.72%) Lectora
2 1 (1.72%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 19 (32.76%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (6.90%) SAP PP
2 4 (6.90%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Base SAS
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.45%) QlikView
1 2 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (3.45%) SAS EBI
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Billing
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) JSON
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) RIA
1 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
2 4 (6.90%) FMCG
3 3 (5.17%) Robotics
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) AIX
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.34%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Data Privacy
3 5 (8.62%) Information Security
4 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.17%) ETL
4 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
4 3 (5.17%) Robotic Automation
4 3 (5.17%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Coaching
5 2 (3.45%) Data Governance
5 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.45%) Data Management
5 2 (3.45%) Information Management
5 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) ABAP
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) Jython
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) CISSP
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) CCIE
3 2 (3.45%) CIPD
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) JNCIE
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) IFRS
2 2 (3.45%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
1 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Salt
2 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) SAP
2 3 (5.17%) Informatica
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Pega
3 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) F5
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.45%) Juniper
3 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.72%) VMware