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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 110 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.62% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate
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£440 £419 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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
2167 2250 2141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.32% 89.57% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 1090 884
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 108
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 - 3 £413 -
Reading -1 2 £500 +25.00% 5
Bracknell -3 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £370 -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) CCNP
6 4 (12.12%) CCDP
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (12.12%) Juniper
6 4 (12.12%) Mercator
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
6 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
6 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Misys Midas
2 1 (3.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 3 (9.09%) SAN
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) FTP
7 2 (6.06%) HTTP
7 2 (6.06%) SNMP
7 2 (6.06%) SMTP
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SAML
1 2 (6.06%) OAuth
1 2 (6.06%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Migration
1 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
2 2 (6.06%) Information Security
2 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Business Development
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Kanban
3 1 (3.03%) Scrum
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) CMMI
3 1 (3.03%) Workflow
3 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Korn
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
3 1 (3.03%) RPG
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) CCDP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) Samba
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) Mercator
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Brocade
6 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Zerto
7 1 (3.03%) Neverfail
7 1 (3.03%) Varonis
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