The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 68 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Consultant
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) UAG
4 1 (8.33%) NCDA
4 1 (8.33%) NCIE
4 1 (8.33%) VCAP
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) CCEE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIA
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) MVNO

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) MVNO
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) NCDA
2 1 (8.33%) NCIE
2 1 (8.33%) VCAP
2 1 (8.33%) CCEE
2 1 (8.33%) CCIA
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel