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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 10 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.57% 1.88% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 2.29% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate £444 £459 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £427 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £492 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+125.00% +1.01%
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
117 175 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 83.57% 82.16% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 88 99
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) BGP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) 2G
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) Extranet
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.55%) MDX
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NGOSS
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Database Security
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) EAI
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) GCIA
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Brocade
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.09%) Qualys
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Infovista
4 1 (4.55%) Nortel
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Talend