The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 125 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2352 2245 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.06% 91.19% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1124 1018
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (28.57%) VoLTE
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Economics
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) HNC
3 2 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) REST

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoLTE
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Economics
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) HNC
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow