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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.21% 4.71% 8.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 5.28% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £278 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £444 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
Consultant
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
188 246 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.85% 89.13% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 96 43
Average daily rate £330 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.60 £25.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 22 August 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 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) Hyperion
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) HFM
5 6 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (13.33%) Clustering
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) webMethods
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Software AG
7 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (6.67%) DRM
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) C
9 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
9 1 (3.33%) Lync
9 1 (3.33%) Change Control
9 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
9 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (3.33%) Android
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.33%) Lync
1 1 (3.33%) CICS
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) HFM
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (6.67%) DRM
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) eTOM
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) COBOL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Hyperion
3 4 (13.33%) webMethods
4 3 (10.00%) Software AG
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) JDA
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
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