The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.31% 6.90% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 7.62% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
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£425 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -8.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 105 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 91.89% 90.52% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Average hourly rate - £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) JSP
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) SLA
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) FWSM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) WFM
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISMP
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Nintex
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
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