Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 105 85 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.66% 7.81% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 8.28% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 54
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% +11.27%
10th Percentile £380 £398 £330
90th Percentile £625 £627 £550
South West median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £5.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% -8.89% +3.45%

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 1,754 1,027 1,205
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 94.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 717 835
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £281 £214
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 38
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +24.19%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £15.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.08 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -12 64 £506 +6.58% 7
Salisbury - 5 £450 -
Corsham -28 4 £519 +15.28%
Malmesbury - 4 £540 -
Trowbridge - 3 £463 -
Marlborough - 1 £490 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 21 (20.00%) Windows
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.05%) Finance
3 18 (17.14%) SAP
3 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
6 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (12.38%) VMware
8 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.48%) Manufacturing
9 11 (10.48%) DevOps
10 10 (9.52%) .NET
10 10 (9.52%) REST
11 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
11 9 (8.57%) SQL
11 9 (8.57%) Banking
11 9 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (7.62%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (7.62%) Firewall
12 8 (7.62%) Automotive
12 8 (7.62%) Cisco
12 8 (7.62%) VPN
12 8 (7.62%) Linux
12 8 (7.62%) SAP MM
12 8 (7.62%) QA
12 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
13 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
13 7 (6.67%) SCVMM

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 (2.86%) Skype for Business
1 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.95%) BASE24
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.81%) Office 365
5 1 (0.95%) Apigee
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Firewall
1 8 (7.62%) VPN
2 6 (5.71%) Wireless
3 5 (4.76%) BGP
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 5 (4.76%) FCoE
3 5 (4.76%) IPsec
3 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 5 (4.76%) LAN
3 5 (4.76%) MPLS
3 5 (4.76%) OSPF
3 5 (4.76%) SSL
3 5 (4.76%) VoIP
3 5 (4.76%) VPLS
3 5 (4.76%) WAN
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (2.86%) SSH
5 2 (1.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Power BI
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.95%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.76%) Selenium
2 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.57%) Banking
4 8 (7.62%) Automotive
5 4 (3.81%) Law
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
1 10 (9.52%) REST
2 5 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
3 4 (3.81%) OpenID
4 3 (2.86%) Middleware
4 3 (2.86%) OAuth
5 2 (1.90%) JSON
5 2 (1.90%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.90%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.90%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.95%) MDX
6 1 (0.95%) React
6 1 (0.95%) Redux
6 1 (0.95%) SAML
6 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) User Experience
4 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 3 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) BYOD
6 1 (0.95%) CESG
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.62%) Linux
4 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.71%) zOS
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.81%) Unix
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.90%) AIX
8 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.95%) CentOS
9 1 (0.95%) Debian
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.48%) DevOps
3 8 (7.62%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.67%) Migration
5 6 (5.71%) BDD
5 6 (5.71%) Presales
5 6 (5.71%) Scrum
5 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.76%) API Testing
6 5 (4.76%) B2C
6 5 (4.76%) Change Management
6 5 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 5 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (4.76%) QA Automation
6 5 (4.76%) Security Operations
6 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 5 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) COBOL
5 2 (1.90%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) CCNP
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) CISSP
5 2 (1.90%) CISM
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) COBIT
3 2 (1.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) IFRS
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.95%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) Docker
4 2 (1.90%) Snort
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.95%) Squid
5 1 (0.95%) vCloud
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 5 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
3 4 (3.81%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (3.81%) SCOM
4 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.90%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
4 2 (1.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) SAP
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.38%) VMware
4 8 (7.62%) Cisco
5 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.67%) CyberArk
6 5 (4.76%) Facebook
6 5 (4.76%) Google
6 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.81%) Apple
7 4 (3.81%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.86%) Splunk
9 2 (1.90%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle
9 2 (1.90%) Qualys
9 2 (1.90%) Scality
9 2 (1.90%) Symantec
10 1 (0.95%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.95%) Ping Identity