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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 111 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
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£513 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £43.48
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
2268 2295 2474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.80% 91.80% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1155 978
Average daily rate £380 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 117
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
Reading +11 2 £410 -8.88% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) SAML
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Advertising
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) CMDB
6 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) OAuth
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) OpenID
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (10.53%) Agresso
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) RTP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
2 2 (10.53%) OpenID
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) BAPI
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CMDB
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) B2B
2 2 (10.53%) SOA
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Intel
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
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