The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 116 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £413 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £320 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £438 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.85 - -
Support 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
2152 2269 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 92.76% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1141 1085
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 93 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 £413 +10.00%
Support Consultant
South East

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Support Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Skype
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) PBX
2 2 (13.33%) PSTN
2 2 (13.33%) RTP
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) Datazen
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ADO
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Autofac
3 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (6.67%) ODBC
3 1 (6.67%) OLE
3 1 (6.67%) OLE DB
3 1 (6.67%) SAML
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSD
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) VMware