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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 17 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.97% 2.20% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.30% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.36%
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 87 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 92.08% 95.60% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 27
Average daily rate £325 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 5 (45.45%) Billing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) LTE
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) 4G
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
2 1 (9.09%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
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%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Billing
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
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
1 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) T-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%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) SAP