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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 110 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.76% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2202 2232 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 92.73% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1118 1097
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 92 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 27 June 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
Slough +6 4 £450 +9.09% 1
Reading -3 1 £425 -15.00% 3
Newbury -5 1 - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (25.00%) DNS
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.22%) Office 365
6 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
6 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) XML
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) Use Case
8 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) C
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.11%) MS Project
9 4 (11.11%) UML
9 4 (11.11%) CRM
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP

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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Community Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) Wireless
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.33%) IPsec
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) IPv6
5 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.56%) Skype
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) IPv4
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Datazen
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.78%) AppScan
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) ADO
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) ODBC
4 1 (2.78%) OLE
4 1 (2.78%) OLE DB
4 1 (2.78%) RSS
4 1 (2.78%) SAML
4 1 (2.78%) Servlets
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
4 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) BYOD
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) SCADA
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (16.67%) Use Case
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (11.11%) High Availability
4 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Time Management
4 4 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) B2B
6 2 (5.56%) MOF
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Security Management
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 3 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) R
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCITP
2 4 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (5.56%) MCSD
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) GCIA
4 1 (2.78%) GCIH
4 1 (2.78%) GIAC
4 1 (2.78%) GSEC
4 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GPG13
2 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) UAG
4 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.56%) CommVault
3 2 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (5.56%) Siebel
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) IFS
4 1 (2.78%) Mercator
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
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