The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 100 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 8 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £488 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50
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
1825 2334 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.83% 92.00% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 1213 1294
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 145 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 4 £500 +11.11% 2
Bracknell - 3 £475 -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Skype
5 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) MOF
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) CommVault
6 2 (10.53%) iSCSI

Technical 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 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Modernizr
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) MOF
3 2 (10.53%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MBA
3 1 (5.26%) PhD
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) CommVault
3 2 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) BEA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Sun