The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.51% 5.73% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 6.22% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -33.33%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
209 209 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 85.66% 92.07% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 84 43
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.75 £22.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Bracknell region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Bracknell region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (16.67%) Hyperion
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) HFM
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Smart View
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) HFM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Smart View
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
1 1 (5.56%) DRM
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
1 1 (5.56%) Change Management
1 1 (5.56%) Validation
1 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (5.56%) Information Security
1 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (5.56%) eTOM
1 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
1 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
1 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) IBM