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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 113 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
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£483 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
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 103 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 £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Slough - 5 £515 - 1
Reading -6 3 £450 - 3
Bracknell -8 1 - - 2
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Solaris
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (18.18%) SCOM
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) Visualisation

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JMS
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Microservices
3 1 (4.55%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) RPG/400
4 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.55%) RPG
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.09%) Samba
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Brocade
4 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Retek
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
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