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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 113 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
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£450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.52%
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
2244 2317 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.40% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1018 983
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 +9 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Newbury +4 1 - - 1
Bracknell +3 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) JDA
5 2 (10.00%) Manugistics
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Intel
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
1 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) RTP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LSMW
1 1 (5.00%) GDB
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) ETL
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) GxP
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Intel
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
2 2 (10.00%) JDA
2 2 (10.00%) Manugistics
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
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