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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 116 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
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£588 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
2526 2500 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.54% 90.03% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1293 904
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £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 78 93 151
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 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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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 7 £613 +22.50% 4
Maidenhead - 3 £600 -
Slough - 2 £400 - 1
Senior Consultant
South East

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Lync
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) PBX
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.38%) Lync
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PS
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
1 3 (11.54%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) JSR 170
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Sling
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.54%) OOP
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Validation
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Business Development
3 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
3 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GxP
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Avaya
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Ariba
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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