Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 113 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.53% 7.51% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 7.89% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 46
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £377 £401 £319
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
South West median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £5.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -21.90% +20.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,630 1,178 1,240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 95.08% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,061 785 864
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.63% +0.33%
10th Percentile £269 £268 £223
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 27 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.78% -8.57% +66.67%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.05 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £38.14 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.36% +30.00% -9.09%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wiltshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Wiltshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Wiltshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Wiltshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +1 76 £475 +5.56% 7
Malmesbury - 5 £540 -
Corsham -11 4 £563 +21.62% 2
Salisbury - 4 £475 - 2
Trowbridge - 3 £463 - 1
Chippenham -6 1 - - 2
Marlborough - 1 £490 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Wiltshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 22 (19.47%) Windows
2 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (17.70%) SAP
4 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
5 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
8 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
8 12 (10.62%) VMware
9 11 (9.73%) Banking
9 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (8.85%) Migration
10 10 (8.85%) Cisco
10 10 (8.85%) .NET
10 10 (8.85%) REST
10 10 (8.85%) DevOps
11 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (7.96%) SQL
11 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.96%) Firewall
12 8 (7.08%) Automotive
12 8 (7.08%) Java
12 8 (7.08%) VPN
12 8 (7.08%) CISSP
12 8 (7.08%) SAP MM
12 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.08%) QA
12 8 (7.08%) CyberArk

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (2.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.77%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) Office 365
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.88%) Apigee
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
2 8 (7.08%) VPN
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
3 6 (5.31%) Wireless
4 5 (4.42%) BGP
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.42%) EIGRP
4 5 (4.42%) FCoE
4 5 (4.42%) IPsec
4 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.42%) LAN
4 5 (4.42%) MPLS
4 5 (4.42%) OSPF
4 5 (4.42%) SSL
4 5 (4.42%) VoIP
4 5 (4.42%) VPLS
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.77%) Power BI
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.42%) Selenium
2 5 (4.42%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.73%) Banking
4 8 (7.08%) Automotive
5 7 (6.19%) Law
6 4 (3.54%) Marketing
7 3 (2.65%) Electronics
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Back Office
8 2 (1.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) .NET
1 10 (8.85%) REST
2 5 (4.42%) WebdriverIO
3 3 (2.65%) JSON
3 3 (2.65%) Middleware
3 3 (2.65%) OpenID
4 2 (1.77%) OAuth
4 2 (1.77%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.88%) React
5 1 (0.88%) Redux
5 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.77%) CESG
5 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.42%) Mac OS
3 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.54%) Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Unix
5 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.77%) AIX
6 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.85%) DevOps
2 10 (8.85%) Migration
3 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.08%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (5.31%) BDD
5 6 (5.31%) Presales
5 6 (5.31%) Privileged Access Management
5 6 (5.31%) Scrum
5 6 (5.31%) Security Operations
6 5 (4.42%) API Testing
6 5 (4.42%) B2C
6 5 (4.42%) Change Management
6 5 (4.42%) Manual Testing
6 5 (4.42%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (4.42%) QA Automation
6 5 (4.42%) SIEM
6 5 (4.42%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.42%) Test Planning
7 4 (3.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) Java
2 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.42%) Python
4 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.77%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) CISSP
4 6 (5.31%) CCNP
4 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.31%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CISM
6 3 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.65%) SSCP
7 2 (1.77%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.88%) CCDP
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) Data Quality
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) COBIT
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.88%) IFRS
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) RMADS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) Docker
4 2 (1.77%) Snort
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.88%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.42%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.54%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.54%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.77%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.77%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) SAP
2 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) VMware
4 10 (8.85%) Cisco
5 8 (7.08%) CyberArk
6 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.42%) Facebook
7 5 (4.42%) Google
7 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.54%) Apple
9 3 (2.65%) Splunk
10 2 (1.77%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.77%) Qualys
10 2 (1.77%) Symantec
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) HP
11 1 (0.88%) Intel
11 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.88%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.88%) Scality