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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.64% 5.50% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 6.00% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
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£413 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £405 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
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 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
149 100 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 90.30% 91.74% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 59
Average daily rate £363 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.55
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Economics
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) HNC
5 2 (11.76%) HND
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) 3G
6 1 (5.88%) Infovista
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) 2G
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Essbase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Economics
2 1 (5.88%) NGOSS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) eTOM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Process Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) HNC
1 2 (11.76%) HND
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.88%) Infovista
4 1 (5.88%) SAP