The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 110 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £341 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
2285 2256 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 89.70% 90.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1076 949
Average daily rate £380 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 59 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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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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
Reading -3 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £515 -
Senior Consultant
South East

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) PBX
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (4.76%) HFM
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) PBX
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ACCA
2 1 (4.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GxP
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Avaya
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR