Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 93 76 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.52% 5.78% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 6.12% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 55
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £398 £333 £363
90th Percentile £602 £600 £644
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £5.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.51% -17.14%
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.90% +20.69% +299.08%

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 1175 1241 1450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.30% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 866 975
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.93
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +7 62 £450 - 2
Chippenham +9 6 £425 +6.25%
Corsham +1 6 £463 -15.14% 2
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wiltshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) SAP
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
5 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.83%) SQL
7 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (8.60%) SAP MM
8 8 (8.60%) ITIL
8 8 (8.60%) Windows
8 8 (8.60%) CISSP
8 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
8 8 (8.60%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (7.53%) Cisco
9 7 (7.53%) Service Management
9 7 (7.53%) Law
9 7 (7.53%) Office 365
10 6 (6.45%) Data Quality
10 6 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (6.45%) QA
10 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Migration
10 6 (6.45%) Linux

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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (8.60%) SAP MM
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (5.38%) SAP CO
3 5 (5.38%) SAP FI
3 5 (5.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (3.23%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.15%) Maximo
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (2.15%) SAP CRM for Utilities
6 1 (1.08%) Actimize
6 1 (1.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.08%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.53%) Office 365
3 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) NAS
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
3 2 (2.15%) SSH
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.08%) H.323
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) IPv4
4 1 (1.08%) LDAP
4 1 (1.08%) MPLS
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
4 1 (1.08%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (4.30%) Power BI
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.53%) Law
4 5 (5.38%) Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) JSON
2 2 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.15%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.08%) QuickFIX
3 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (1.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.08%) WCF
3 1 (1.08%) WSDL
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.15%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) HPUX
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (8.60%) ITIL
2 8 (8.60%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (7.53%) Service Management
4 6 (6.45%) Analytics
4 6 (6.45%) Migration
4 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.38%) CRM
5 5 (5.38%) Data Management
5 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.38%) ETL
5 5 (5.38%) Information Security
5 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.38%) Security Hardening
5 5 (5.38%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.30%) Data Security
6 4 (4.30%) DevOps
6 4 (4.30%) OWASP
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (2.15%) ABAP
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) CISSP
4 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) CRISC
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.08%) CISA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CLAS
6 1 (1.08%) GSEC
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) IISP
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) Data Quality
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Firmware
2 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.30%) Terraform
2 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 14 (15.05%) SAP
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 5 (5.38%) EMC
5 5 (5.38%) Remedy
6 4 (4.30%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Brocade
7 3 (3.23%) Hitachi
7 3 (3.23%) NetApp
7 3 (3.23%) Veritas
8 2 (2.15%) BMC
8 2 (2.15%) Juniper
9 1 (1.08%) Adobe
9 1 (1.08%) Informatica
9 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.08%) McAfee
9 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.08%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.08%) VMware