The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 118 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.083% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.091% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£475 £550 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +39.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £443 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2186 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.67% 90.93% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 957 1023
Average daily rate £365 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 92
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Consultant
South East

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
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 Solutions Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Slough - - - -
Solutions Consultant
South East

Solutions Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) FatWire
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) FatWire