The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 110 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
2291 2507 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.95% 93.30% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1242 1235
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 £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 109
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% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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 -10 6 £450 - 8
Newbury - 1 £575 -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) JMS
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) DB2
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) IBM Certification
4 3 (13.64%) HTTP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) DataPower

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (13.64%) JMS
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.64%) DataPower
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) AIX
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) NetWare
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Use Case
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Presales
3 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Certification
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) MCSD
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Mercator
4 1 (4.55%) OpenText
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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