The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Consultant
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 73 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.37% 6.42% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.05% 6.74% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 22
Median daily rate £488 £425 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -19.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 606 623 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.39% 95.26% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 416 454
Median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.39 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +12 40 £450 - 3
Corsham - 12 £523 -
Chippenham - 2 - -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (41.09%) Security Cleared
2 43 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 38 (29.46%) Oracle
4 34 (26.36%) Finance
5 32 (24.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (23.26%) SAP
7 20 (15.50%) SAP IS-U
8 19 (14.73%) SQL
9 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (13.18%) ERP
11 14 (10.85%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (10.08%) Hyperion
13 12 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (7.75%) Business Analysis
15 9 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
16 7 (5.43%) Billing
16 7 (5.43%) Retail
16 7 (5.43%) Migration
16 7 (5.43%) Information Security
16 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
16 7 (5.43%) PKI
17 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
17 6 (4.65%) SCCM
17 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
17 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
17 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
17 6 (4.65%) Banking
17 6 (4.65%) Citrix

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 2 (1.55%) SAS
1 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (24.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (15.50%) SAP IS-U
3 14 (10.85%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (3.10%) SAP PP
6 4 (3.10%) SAP PP-PI
7 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.55%) SAP CRM
8 2 (1.55%) SAP CRM for Utilities
9 1 (0.78%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) IaaS
3 2 (1.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) LAN
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.78%) SNMP
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.55%) Base SAS
2 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) QlikView
2 2 (1.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (1.55%) SAS EBI
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Ant
3 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.78%) GitLab
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
3 1 (0.78%) Maven
3 1 (0.78%) Selenium
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 34 (26.36%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Billing
2 7 (5.43%) Retail
3 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.55%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) Web Services
2 3 (2.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) REST
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) PKI
2 5 (3.88%) RIA
2 5 (3.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.10%) FMCG
4 3 (2.33%) Robotics
5 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Linux
1 4 (3.10%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.55%) AIX
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) CentOS
4 1 (0.78%) Debian
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.18%) ERP
3 10 (7.75%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.43%) Information Security
4 7 (5.43%) Migration
5 6 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (3.88%) Data Privacy
6 5 (3.88%) DevOps
6 5 (3.88%) Presales
7 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.10%) Scrum
8 3 (2.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.33%) ETL
8 3 (2.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (2.33%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.33%) Robotic Automation
8 3 (2.33%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) SQL
2 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
2 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.10%) Java
4 3 (2.33%) ABAP
4 3 (2.33%) C#
4 3 (2.33%) Python
5 2 (1.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) Jython
6 1 (0.78%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (41.09%) Security Cleared
2 43 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) CISSP
5 2 (1.55%) CCIE
5 2 (1.55%) CIPD
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.55%) Degree
5 2 (1.55%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.55%) IFRS
2 2 (1.55%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.88%) Docker
3 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
2 3 (2.33%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.78%) Netcool
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Packer
4 1 (0.78%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (29.46%) Oracle
2 30 (23.26%) SAP
3 13 (10.08%) Hyperion
4 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix
6 5 (3.88%) VMware
7 4 (3.10%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco
8 3 (2.33%) Informatica
8 3 (2.33%) Pega
8 3 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.55%) BMC
9 2 (1.55%) Epicor
9 2 (1.55%) F5
9 2 (1.55%) HP
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) Juniper
9 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.55%) Splunk