The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank - 119 134
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.081% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.089% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Consultant
South East

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Applications Consultant
South East

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Blog
2 3 (33.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 3 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) IPv4
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (11.11%) UAG
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) M86 Security