The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 9 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 188 225 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.46% 8.84% 6.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.10% 9.58% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 102 105
Median daily rate £475 £443 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £5.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +125.00%

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
1862 2348 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 92.22% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1267 1309
Median daily rate £417 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 77
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Reading -2 80 £456 +1.38% 14
Bracknell -3 16 £475 +5.55% 3
Maidenhead -5 9 £513 - 2
Slough +8 8 £450 +7.14%
Newbury -4 7 £303 -31.83% 1
Wokingham +5 4 £450 +38.46% 2
Windsor +4 2 £406 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Berkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 77 (23.77%) Migration
2 61 (18.83%) Security Cleared
3 48 (14.81%) Office 365
4 45 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 43 (13.27%) SAP
6 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
7 36 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 31 (9.57%) Data Migration
9 29 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (8.95%) Finance
10 28 (8.64%) SQL
11 26 (8.02%) Java
11 26 (8.02%) MS Exchange
12 25 (7.72%) Oracle
13 23 (7.10%) ERP
13 23 (7.10%) Cisco
14 22 (6.79%) CRM
14 22 (6.79%) PowerShell
14 22 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (6.48%) Windows
15 21 (6.48%) Active Directory
16 20 (6.17%) MS Excel
17 19 (5.86%) SharePoint
17 19 (5.86%) Linux
17 19 (5.86%) Unix
17 19 (5.86%) ITIL
17 19 (5.86%) SQL Server
17 19 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (5.56%) ETL
18 18 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 26 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.16%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.93%) Documentum
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.62%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.62%) SAS
11 2 (0.62%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.47%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (1.85%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.93%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.93%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.62%) Maximo
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.62%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.81%) Office 365
2 29 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.32%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (4.01%) IaaS
5 11 (3.40%) PaaS
6 9 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.85%) SaaS
8 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.93%) Force.com
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.31%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.31%) ServiceMax
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.32%) Firewall
1 14 (4.32%) Skype
2 9 (2.78%) HTTP
2 9 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.47%) ICMP
3 8 (2.47%) Network Security
3 8 (2.47%) SSH
4 6 (1.85%) Broadband
5 5 (1.54%) LAN
5 5 (1.54%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.54%) WAN
6 4 (1.23%) SAN
6 4 (1.23%) VoIP
7 3 (0.93%) 3G
7 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.93%) LTE
7 3 (0.93%) VPN
8 2 (0.62%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.62%) INAP
8 2 (0.62%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.63%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.78%) Big Data
7 8 (2.47%) DB2
8 7 (2.16%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.16%) HBase
8 7 (2.16%) Impala
8 7 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.16%) Sqoop
9 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.93%) MySQL
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.31%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.31%) Grunt
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) MSTest
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) ProC
General
1 36 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 29 (8.95%) Finance
3 17 (5.25%) Retail
4 9 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.54%) Back Office
7 4 (1.23%) Law
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) French Language
8 3 (0.93%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.70%) Web Services
2 8 (2.47%) .NET
3 7 (2.16%) CSS
3 7 (2.16%) HTML
4 6 (1.85%) Middleware
5 4 (1.23%) CSS3
5 4 (1.23%) HTML5
5 4 (1.23%) XML
6 3 (0.93%) J2EE
6 3 (0.93%) jQuery
6 3 (0.93%) JSON
6 3 (0.93%) Mason
6 3 (0.93%) REST
6 3 (0.93%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.62%) Java EE
7 2 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.62%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.62%) VXML
7 2 (0.62%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.78%) Learning Management System
3 9 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.85%) CMDB
6 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.93%) User Experience
8 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.48%) Windows
2 19 (5.86%) Linux
2 19 (5.86%) Unix
3 10 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.47%) CentOS
5 8 (2.47%) Debian
5 8 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.23%) AIX
8 4 (1.23%) Solaris
8 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.77%) Migration
2 31 (9.57%) Data Migration
3 23 (7.10%) ERP
4 22 (6.79%) CRM
5 19 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (5.86%) ITIL
6 18 (5.56%) ETL
7 16 (4.94%) Project Management
7 16 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (4.32%) Workflow
9 13 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.01%) Load Balancing
10 12 (3.70%) Service Management
11 11 (3.40%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.09%) Analytics
12 10 (3.09%) Complex ETL
12 10 (3.09%) DevOps
12 10 (3.09%) High Availability
12 10 (3.09%) Multithreading
12 10 (3.09%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.64%) SQL
2 26 (8.02%) Java
3 22 (6.79%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.78%) Python
5 9 (2.78%) VBA
6 8 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.16%) Scala
8 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.54%) ABAP
9 5 (1.54%) C#
10 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.62%) Perl
10 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.70%) Degree
4 10 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.78%) CCIE
6 7 (2.16%) CLAS
7 5 (1.54%) CISSP
7 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.23%) CCNA
8 4 (1.23%) CCNP
8 4 (1.23%) MCSE
9 3 (0.93%) CISM
10 2 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.62%) CIPD
10 2 (0.62%) CISA
10 2 (0.62%) MBA
10 2 (0.62%) PhD
10 2 (0.62%) SANS
11 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS
5 1 (0.31%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 21 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.16%) HDFS
3 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.31%) Squid
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.78%) Ansible
2 8 (2.47%) SELinux
3 7 (2.16%) Oozie
4 6 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) MOM
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) Netcool
8 1 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.27%) SAP
3 25 (7.72%) Oracle
4 23 (7.10%) Cisco
5 8 (2.47%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.47%) Juniper
6 7 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.16%) Palo Alto
6 7 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.16%) Tableau
7 6 (1.85%) IBM
7 6 (1.85%) VMware
8 5 (1.54%) Citrix
8 5 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.23%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.23%) BMC
9 4 (1.23%) Symantec
10 3 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.93%) NetApp
10 3 (0.93%) Remedy
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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