The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 9 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 80 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.38% 10.18% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.21% 10.80% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 25
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +125.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 963 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.17% 94.23% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 565 459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (30.77%) Migration
2 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.62%) Office 365
4 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.62%) SAP
6 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
6 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
7 16 (12.31%) PowerShell
7 16 (12.31%) Java
8 15 (11.54%) Linux
8 15 (11.54%) Hadoop
9 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
9 14 (10.77%) Finance
10 13 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 13 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
11 12 (9.23%) Unix
12 11 (8.46%) Cisco
12 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
12 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (7.69%) ERP
14 9 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.92%) ITIL
14 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
14 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.38%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Apache
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.31%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.77%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) Office 365
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.92%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (4.62%) IaaS
4 4 (3.08%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) HTTP
1 8 (6.15%) ICMP
1 8 (6.15%) Skype
1 8 (6.15%) SSH
1 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.62%) Network Security
3 3 (2.31%) 3G
3 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 3 (2.31%) LTE
3 3 (2.31%) SAN
4 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.77%) VoIP
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.38%) Apache Hive
2 7 (5.38%) Big Data
2 7 (5.38%) HBase
2 7 (5.38%) Impala
2 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.38%) Sqoop
3 6 (4.62%) DB2
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.77%) CloverETL
6 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) MS Access
6 1 (0.77%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) Ant
2 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.77%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.77%) Grunt
2 1 (0.77%) Maven
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.31%) French Language
4 3 (2.31%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) German Language
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) HTML
2 2 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Felix
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Sling
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (0.77%) Aurelia
3 1 (0.77%) CGI
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) CSS3
3 1 (0.77%) HTML5
3 1 (0.77%) jQuery
3 1 (0.77%) Lucene
3 1 (0.77%) OSGi
3 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.77%) RESTful
3 1 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
1 8 (6.15%) Learning Management System
1 8 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) CMDB
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Linux
2 12 (9.23%) Unix
3 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.15%) CentOS
4 8 (6.15%) Debian
4 8 (6.15%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.38%) Windows
6 4 (3.08%) AIX
6 4 (3.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.77%) VMS
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.77%) Migration
2 13 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.69%) ERP
5 9 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.92%) ITIL
6 8 (6.15%) CRM
6 8 (6.15%) DevOps
6 8 (6.15%) ETL
6 8 (6.15%) Prototyping
7 7 (5.38%) MapReduce
8 6 (4.62%) Analytics
8 6 (4.62%) Change Control
8 6 (4.62%) High Availability
8 6 (4.62%) Project Management
8 6 (4.62%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.85%) TDD
10 4 (3.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) Java
1 16 (12.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.15%) Python
4 7 (5.38%) Scala
5 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.85%) SQL
6 4 (3.08%) ABAP
6 4 (3.08%) VBA
7 3 (2.31%) C#
8 1 (0.77%) C
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) CCIE
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.85%) Degree
5 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) CCNA
6 2 (1.54%) CCNP
6 2 (1.54%) CIPD
7 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.77%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.77%) MBA
7 1 (0.77%) MCP
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.77%) OSCP
7 1 (0.77%) PhD
7 1 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) IFRS
4 1 (0.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) HDFS
2 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.77%) Docker
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Ansible
1 8 (6.15%) SELinux
2 7 (5.38%) Oozie
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.77%) Marathon
4 1 (0.77%) Mesos
4 1 (0.77%) Netcool
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) SAP
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco
4 6 (4.62%) Juniper
5 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.08%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.08%) IBM
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle
7 3 (2.31%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.31%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.31%) NetApp
7 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.31%) Tableau
8 2 (1.54%) EMC
8 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.54%) VMware
9 1 (0.77%) Citrix
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