Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 62 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.82% 6.43% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 6.78% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 34
Swindon median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £358
90th Percentile £646 £580 £674
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £5.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -88.51% -17.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 656 649 815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 94.88% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 476 595
Swindon median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 31
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% +76.19% +4.69%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Swindon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 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 Swindon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 13 (20.97%) SAP
4 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.90%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) Law
6 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
6 7 (11.29%) SAP MM
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) Linux
7 6 (9.68%) CISSP
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) QA
7 6 (9.68%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Data Quality
8 5 (8.06%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (8.06%) Firewall
8 5 (8.06%) Banking
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) SAP CO
9 4 (6.45%) SAP FI

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (11.29%) SAP MM
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.68%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (6.45%) SAP CO
5 4 (6.45%) SAP FI
5 4 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
7 2 (3.23%) Maximo
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (3.23%) SAP CRM for Utilities
8 1 (1.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.61%) H.323
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) SNMP
3 1 (1.61%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Law
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Automotive
5 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) QuickFIX
3 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) WSDL
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Programme Delivery
1 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (9.68%) Migration
3 5 (8.06%) CRM
3 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 4 (6.45%) Data Security
4 4 (6.45%) DevOps
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) OWASP
4 4 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.84%) ETL
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security
5 3 (4.84%) People Management
5 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) ABAP
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) CRISC
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CCIE
3 1 (1.61%) CCIE Security
3 1 (1.61%) CISA
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CISM
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 4 (6.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) SAP
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) EMC
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.61%) VMware