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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.86% 7.58% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 8.13% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £275 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £412 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -36.96%
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
259 332 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 89.31% 93.26% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 151 75
Average daily rate £311 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 2015, 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 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) QA
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Workflow
3 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
3 7 (21.21%) Workflow Management
3 7 (21.21%) C
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) PKI
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) Finance
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (9.09%) MCITP
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 3 (9.09%) Linux

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DHCP
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
2 2 (6.06%) BGP
2 2 (6.06%) DSL
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) ADSL
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Workflow
1 7 (21.21%) Workflow Management
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) MODAF
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.09%) MCITP
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.03%) Marketo
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Tripwire