The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 125 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% - 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£575 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2493 2429 2278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.37% 90.03% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1257 897
Average daily rate £382 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £33.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 £600 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £488 -
Applications Consultant
South East

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Google