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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 9 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 93 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.65% 9.57% 8.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.36% 10.27% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 36
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £422
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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 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
819 789 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.81% 93.26% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 392 404
Median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 29
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.90 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, 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 45 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
3 34 (16.83%) Migration
4 33 (16.34%) Windows
5 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (12.87%) SAP
7 24 (11.88%) Office 365
8 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
8 23 (11.39%) Windows Server
9 22 (10.89%) Finance
9 22 (10.89%) SQL
10 21 (10.40%) Oracle
10 21 (10.40%) Telecoms
11 19 (9.41%) Firewall
11 19 (9.41%) MS Exchange
12 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
12 18 (8.91%) DNS
12 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
12 18 (8.91%) Degree
13 17 (8.42%) Data Analysis
13 17 (8.42%) ITIL
14 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
14 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.92%) SAP IS-U
15 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
15 14 (6.93%) Integration Testing
15 14 (6.93%) Active Directory
15 14 (6.93%) .NET
16 13 (6.44%) ABAP
16 13 (6.44%) SharePoint

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 19 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.95%) IIS
5 7 (3.47%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.49%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) MS Office
2 4 (1.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.92%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.49%) Primavera
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.99%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.88%) Office 365
3 5 (2.48%) PaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.49%) IaaS
4 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.50%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.41%) Firewall
2 18 (8.91%) DNS
3 10 (4.95%) Internet
4 9 (4.46%) Wireless
5 8 (3.96%) Network Security
6 7 (3.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (3.47%) SSL
7 6 (2.97%) FTP
7 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.97%) RTP
7 6 (2.97%) VPN
8 5 (2.48%) DHCP
8 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.98%) LAN
9 4 (1.98%) Skype
9 4 (1.98%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.49%) CTI
10 3 (1.49%) IPsec
10 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.99%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.47%) GIS
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.98%) Big Data
5 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.98%) Power BI
6 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.49%) QlikView
6 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) AppScan
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) Maven
3 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.89%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.44%) Billing
4 4 (1.98%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) German Language
5 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.99%) French Language
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.48%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (1.98%) REST
3 4 (1.98%) XML
4 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.49%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.99%) Node.js
5 2 (0.99%) VXML
6 1 (0.50%) COM
6 1 (0.50%) EDI
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) ODBC
6 1 (0.50%) OLE
6 1 (0.50%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.50%) RSS
6 1 (0.50%) SAML
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.97%) PKI
3 4 (1.98%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.49%) BYOD
4 3 (1.49%) SCADA
4 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.99%) CESG
5 2 (0.99%) Clustering
5 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) IVR
5 2 (0.99%) PMI
5 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.34%) Windows
2 23 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.94%) Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.98%) Unix
6 3 (1.49%) CentOS
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.83%) Migration
2 17 (8.42%) Data Analysis
2 17 (8.42%) ITIL
3 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (6.93%) Integration Testing
4 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
5 13 (6.44%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (6.44%) Information Security
6 11 (5.45%) Service Management
7 10 (4.95%) Analytics
7 10 (4.95%) CRM
7 10 (4.95%) Functional Testing
7 10 (4.95%) High Availability
7 10 (4.95%) Open Source
7 10 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (4.95%) SIEM
8 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.96%) Validation
10 7 (3.47%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.89%) SQL
3 13 (6.44%) ABAP
4 12 (5.94%) C#
5 9 (4.46%) Java
6 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.48%) C++
8 4 (1.98%) Python
8 4 (1.98%) VBScript
9 3 (1.49%) C
9 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.49%) R
9 3 (1.49%) VB
9 3 (1.49%) XAML
10 1 (0.50%) Korn
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) Ruby
10 1 (0.50%) Scala
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.91%) Degree
2 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.44%) CISSP
4 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.47%) MCITP
5 7 (3.47%) MCTS
6 6 (2.97%) CISM
7 5 (2.48%) CCIE
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.49%) CCNP
9 3 (1.49%) CEH
9 3 (1.49%) GCIA
9 3 (1.49%) GCIH
9 3 (1.49%) GIAC
9 3 (1.49%) GSEC
9 3 (1.49%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.49%) SANS
10 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.48%) RMADS
3 4 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.45%) UAG
3 4 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.98%) ISA Server
3 4 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.49%) Docker
4 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.99%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) WSUS
2 5 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.48%) SCCM
3 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.99%) SCOM
4 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) SCSM
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 45 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.87%) SAP
3 21 (10.40%) Oracle
4 11 (5.45%) Cisco
5 7 (3.47%) Lotus
6 6 (2.97%) hybris
7 5 (2.48%) Juniper
8 4 (1.98%) Cognos
9 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.49%) F5
9 3 (1.49%) VMware
10 2 (0.99%) IBM
10 2 (0.99%) Informatica
10 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.50%) Dell
11 1 (0.50%) EMC
11 1 (0.50%) HP
11 1 (0.50%) NetApp
11 1 (0.50%) Nokia
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