The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.05% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £381 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 327 307 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.89% 95.05% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 212 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Swindon

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Swindon

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Swindon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in Swindon

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) SAP
1 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SaltStack

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
2 1 (11.11%) VMware