The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Maidenhead region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 10 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.55% 4.40% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.71% 5.48% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £405 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.29% +50.00%
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
103 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 88.03% 80.22% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 32
Median daily rate £438 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £397 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Maidenhead region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidenhead region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) SMTP
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Symantec
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (29.41%) MobileIron
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (29.41%) Skype
4 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) Android
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP APO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MDM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) SMTP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Skype
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LSMW
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) BAPI
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Conversion
2 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (29.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (11.76%) Password Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Security
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GxP
2 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) MobileIron
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) BMC