The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Newbury 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.88% 2.74% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.35% 3.01% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 133 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 87.04% 91.10% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 53 46
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -67.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) EMC
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Security Management
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (19.05%) CISMP
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP SCM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
1 1 (4.76%) SAP APO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) BODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LSMW
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Security Management
1 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
1 4 (19.05%) ETL
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
1 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
1 4 (19.05%) CISMP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Ionix
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool/Webtop
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com