The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Maidenhead region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.59% 3.70% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 4.17% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£386 - £425
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 £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 72 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 94.51% 88.89% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 26
Average daily rate £300 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% -31.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Tuxedo
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (11.11%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow