The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.081% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.090% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £525 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £625 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1812 2226 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 90.30% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 1138 1215
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 120 50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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 +12 1 £525 -
Principal Consultant
South East

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) E-business
5 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cash Management
5 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
5 2 (25.00%) Invoice Processing
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
6 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) CISM

Principal 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-business
2 2 (25.00%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) eTOM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle