The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 August 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 Reading 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 54 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.10% 11.02% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 12.13% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £328 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £529 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 841 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.82% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 363 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Berkshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 35 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.08%) Windows
3 31 (20.13%) SC Cleared
4 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 23 (14.94%) Finance
6 20 (12.99%) Migration
7 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
8 18 (11.69%) Cisco
9 16 (10.39%) Oracle
10 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (7.79%) High Availability
12 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
13 11 (7.14%) Service Management
13 11 (7.14%) Firewall
14 10 (6.49%) SQL
14 10 (6.49%) Linux
14 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
14 10 (6.49%) IBM
14 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
15 9 (5.84%) ITIL
15 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
15 9 (5.84%) VMware
15 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
16 8 (5.19%) Clustering
16 8 (5.19%) UNIX
16 8 (5.19%) Apache
16 8 (5.19%) CRM
16 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (4.55%) Cisco Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.19%) Apache
3 6 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.95%) Lync
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.65%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) Firewall
2 7 (4.55%) OSPF
2 7 (4.55%) VoIP
3 6 (3.90%) SAN
4 5 (3.25%) SNMP
4 5 (3.25%) BIG-IP
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (3.25%) Network Security
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.60%) ATM
6 3 (1.95%) MPLS
6 3 (1.95%) BGP
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.30%) IPsec
7 2 (1.30%) VPN
7 2 (1.30%) DNS
7 2 (1.30%) RTP
8 1 (0.65%) IPv4
8 1 (0.65%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.60%) DB2
4 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.65%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.65%) DataStage
6 1 (0.65%) Essbase
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) GDB
1 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.30%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) .NET
1 4 (2.60%) XML
1 4 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.95%) J2EE
2 3 (1.95%) HTML
3 2 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) SyncML
4 1 (0.65%) VXML
4 1 (0.65%) XSD
4 1 (0.65%) XSLT
4 1 (0.65%) JSP
4 1 (0.65%) Struts
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.65%) WAP
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Clustering
2 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.60%) DataPower
4 3 (1.95%) CESG
4 3 (1.95%) PKI
5 2 (1.30%) CMDB
5 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) IVR
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.49%) Linux
5 8 (5.19%) UNIX
6 6 (3.90%) AIX
6 6 (3.90%) Solaris
7 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.95%) zOS
9 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.99%) Migration
2 12 (7.79%) High Availability
3 11 (7.14%) Service Management
4 9 (5.84%) ITIL
4 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.19%) CRM
5 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.55%) ITSM
6 7 (4.55%) Data Security
6 7 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 6 (3.90%) Network Management
7 6 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.25%) ETL
9 4 (2.60%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.60%) Project Management
10 3 (1.95%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.95%) Validation
10 3 (1.95%) Identity Management
10 3 (1.95%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) SQL
1 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.25%) C
3 4 (2.60%) C#
3 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.95%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.65%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.90%) CCNP
5 5 (3.25%) CCIE
5 5 (3.25%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (3.25%) CISSP
5 5 (3.25%) Degree
6 4 (2.60%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.95%) MCTS
7 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) MCITP
8 2 (1.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) CCSP
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDP
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.65%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) SLA
1 3 (1.95%) COBIT
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.95%) Xen
4 2 (1.30%) UAG
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) XenServer
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) SCOrch
1 6 (3.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (3.25%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.25%) SCCM
3 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.95%) Nessus
3 3 (1.95%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.30%) WSUS
4 2 (1.30%) SCSM
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.69%) Cisco
3 16 (10.39%) Oracle
4 10 (6.49%) IBM
5 9 (5.84%) VMware
6 7 (4.55%) F5
7 6 (3.90%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.90%) Juniper
7 6 (3.90%) BMC
8 5 (3.25%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.25%) EMC
8 5 (3.25%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.60%) SAP
9 4 (2.60%) Citrix
9 4 (2.60%) HP
10 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.95%) Remedy
11 2 (1.30%) Brocade
11 2 (1.30%) Omniture
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