The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.54% 6.25% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 6.86% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +32.06%
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 Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 102 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 86.92% 91.07% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 37
Average daily rate £370 £333 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +19.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) GxP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GxP
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft