Period
to 5 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 117 119 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.77% 6.71% 7.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 7.10% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 78 70
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.64% -1.17%
10th Percentile £413 £379 £400
90th Percentile £725 £625 £597
South West median daily rate £500 £455 £465
% change year-on-year +9.89% -2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -14.63% -21.90%

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 1,896 1,676 1,199
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 94.53% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 1,095 819
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.39%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £268
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £431 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.35% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 62 26
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.13% -29.22%
10th Percentile £14.30 £15.48 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.95 £40.38
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.07
% change year-on-year +6.67% +33.59% +12.28%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -19 44 £490 -2.00% 6
Corsham +15 29 £519 -7.78% 5
Salisbury +10 3 £450 -2.70% 3
Chippenham -19 1 - -
Devizes - 1 £450 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 53 (45.30%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (27.35%) Azure
4 20 (17.09%) AWS
5 17 (14.53%) Remedy
6 16 (13.68%) BMC
6 16 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (13.68%) Remedy ITSM
7 15 (12.82%) Data Lake
7 15 (12.82%) DV Cleared
7 15 (12.82%) Programme Management
7 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.97%) Migration
8 14 (11.97%) VMware
8 14 (11.97%) Windows
8 14 (11.97%) Big Data
8 14 (11.97%) Analytics
8 14 (11.97%) Ansible
8 14 (11.97%) DevOps
9 13 (11.11%) Master Data Management
9 13 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 13 (11.11%) Workflow
10 12 (10.26%) Information Security
10 12 (10.26%) Linux
10 12 (10.26%) Oracle
10 12 (10.26%) Terraform
11 11 (9.40%) Finance
11 11 (9.40%) Service Management
11 11 (9.40%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.71%) InDesign
1 2 (1.71%) Lectora
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.85%) Camtasia
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (5.13%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.35%) Azure
2 20 (17.09%) AWS
3 9 (7.69%) OpenShift
4 7 (5.98%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.71%) Apigee
5 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.71%) Route 53
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Firewall
1 3 (2.56%) VSAN
2 2 (1.71%) Network Security
2 2 (1.71%) SSL
2 2 (1.71%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.85%) ISDN
3 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (12.82%) Data Lake
3 14 (11.97%) Big Data
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.71%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.85%) Spark SQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.42%) Gerrit
2 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.42%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.42%) Publishing
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Military
4 2 (1.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) OAuth
1 9 (7.69%) SAML
2 8 (6.84%) Web Services
3 7 (5.98%) OpenID
4 5 (4.27%) LDAP
4 5 (4.27%) SailPoint
5 3 (2.56%) RESTful
5 3 (2.56%) YAML
6 2 (1.71%) .NET
6 2 (1.71%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.71%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.85%) Kafka
7 1 (0.85%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) CMDB
2 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) PKI
3 3 (2.56%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (12.82%) Programme Management
2 14 (11.97%) Analytics
2 14 (11.97%) DevOps
2 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 13 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 13 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 13 (11.11%) Workflow
4 12 (10.26%) Information Security
5 11 (9.40%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (9.40%) Service Management
6 9 (7.69%) Scrum
7 8 (6.84%) ITIL
8 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.98%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (5.98%) Remediation Plan
9 6 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (5.13%) Kanban
9 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) C#
1 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.42%) SQL
2 3 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.71%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) R
4 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (45.30%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.55%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (6.84%) CISSP
6 6 (5.13%) CISM
7 3 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.71%) CISMP
8 2 (1.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.71%) VCP6
9 1 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.85%) CCSP
9 1 (0.85%) CEH
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) NCSC
1 8 (6.84%) RMADS
2 7 (5.98%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.85%) NIST
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) Docker
3 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.27%) NDS
4 5 (4.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (2.56%) Gluster
5 3 (2.56%) GlusterFS
5 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.56%) LXC
5 3 (2.56%) NFS
5 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.56%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Ansible
2 12 (10.26%) Terraform
3 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.98%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 5 (4.27%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.42%) Puppet
5 4 (3.42%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.71%) SCCM
6 2 (1.71%) SCOM
6 2 (1.71%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Remedy
2 16 (13.68%) BMC
3 14 (11.97%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) Oracle
5 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.98%) ForgeRock
6 7 (5.98%) NetIQ
6 7 (5.98%) SAP
7 6 (5.13%) Novell
7 6 (5.13%) Ping Identity
8 4 (3.42%) Adobe
8 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.71%) IBM
10 1 (0.85%) Ariba
10 1 (0.85%) CA
10 1 (0.85%) CommVault
10 1 (0.85%) Informatica
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper