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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 113 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 10 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate £450 £550 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £390 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £74.05
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
2297 2506 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.26% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1239 1220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 64 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading - 6 £513 - 1
Slough +7 1 £500 -
Senior Consultant
South East

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) B2B
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) CMDB

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Boomi
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) B2B
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) Mercator
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) VMware