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 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 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.32% 2.74% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 3.03% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -
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 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
87 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 92.55% 90.41% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 24
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -41.33%
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 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
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 22 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Billing
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) LTE
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) 4G
3 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (9.09%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LTE
1 4 (36.36%) 4G
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Billing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) BAPI
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP