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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 4 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 82 82 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.11% 8.43% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 9.00% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 21
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £280 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £554 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
665 911 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 93.63% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 556 410
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 44
Median hourly rate £22.35 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 35 (20.00%) Migration
2 27 (15.43%) Finance
3 26 (14.86%) Windows
3 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (12.00%) Office 365
6 18 (10.29%) Cisco
6 18 (10.29%) SAP
7 16 (9.14%) MS Exchange
8 15 (8.57%) .NET
8 15 (8.57%) Oracle
8 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
9 14 (8.00%) SQL
9 14 (8.00%) Windows Server
10 13 (7.43%) C#
10 13 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.43%) Information Security
11 12 (6.86%) CISSP
11 12 (6.86%) Data Centre
11 12 (6.86%) SC Cleared
11 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (6.29%) SIEM
12 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.71%) Firewall
13 10 (5.71%) Active Directory

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 16 (9.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.29%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
7 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
2 4 (2.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (2.29%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.71%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.57%) Primavera
6 1 (0.57%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (12.00%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) PaaS
3 4 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.29%) IaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) Firewall
1 10 (5.71%) Network Security
2 8 (4.57%) LAN
3 6 (3.43%) WAN
3 6 (3.43%) Wireless
4 5 (2.86%) WLAN
5 4 (2.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.71%) Skype
7 2 (1.14%) BGP
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (1.14%) CTI
7 2 (1.14%) HTTP
7 2 (1.14%) Internet
7 2 (1.14%) IPsec
7 2 (1.14%) SSL
7 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.14%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.29%) Power BI
5 3 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.71%) DB2
5 3 (1.71%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.57%) GIS
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.29%) MSTest
3 3 (1.71%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.71%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.57%) Ant
5 1 (0.57%) AppScan
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.57%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.71%) Local Government
5 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) German Language
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) .NET
2 7 (4.00%) REST
3 5 (2.86%) JSON
3 5 (2.86%) SOAP
3 5 (2.86%) XML
4 4 (2.29%) Web Services
5 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.71%) VXML
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.14%) Middleware
6 2 (1.14%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.57%) WCF
7 1 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.29%) PKI
3 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.71%) SCADA
4 2 (1.14%) BYOD
4 2 (1.14%) CESG
4 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.14%) IVR
4 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) CCTV
5 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.57%) iPad
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.86%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.71%) Linux
4 6 (3.43%) Unix
5 3 (1.71%) AIX
6 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) Migration
2 13 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (7.43%) Information Security
3 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
3 11 (6.29%) SIEM
4 10 (5.71%) High Availability
5 7 (4.00%) CRM
5 7 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (3.43%) B2B
6 6 (3.43%) Project Management
6 6 (3.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.43%) SOA
6 6 (3.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (3.43%) Validation
7 5 (2.86%) Analytics
7 5 (2.86%) ITIL
7 5 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.86%) SDLC
8 4 (2.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.00%) SQL
3 13 (7.43%) C#
4 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.29%) C++
5 4 (2.29%) Perl
6 3 (1.71%) ABAP
6 3 (1.71%) C
6 3 (1.71%) VBScript
7 2 (1.14%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.14%) VB
7 2 (1.14%) XAML
8 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) Korn
8 1 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) SQR
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.86%) CISSP
2 12 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.14%) CCIE
3 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.00%) Degree
5 6 (3.43%) CISM
6 4 (2.29%) CCNP
7 3 (1.71%) CEH
7 3 (1.71%) GCIA
7 3 (1.71%) GCIH
7 3 (1.71%) GIAC
7 3 (1.71%) GSEC
7 3 (1.71%) ISSAP
7 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.71%) SANS
8 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.57%) MCITP
8 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.86%) RMADS
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) NEBOSH
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.14%) UAG
4 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.71%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.57%) SCSM
4 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.29%) Cisco
2 18 (10.29%) SAP
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle
4 8 (4.57%) Juniper
5 7 (4.00%) F5
6 6 (3.43%) hybris
7 5 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.29%) IBM
8 4 (2.29%) Lotus
9 2 (1.14%) Cognos
9 2 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) Informatica
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix
10 1 (0.57%) Dell
10 1 (0.57%) EMC
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) Sybase
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