The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 66 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.73% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£613 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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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
867 935 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.88% 89.30% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 474 349
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.78 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.55 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Lync
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (42.86%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) PBX
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ACCA
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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