The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 70 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
813 993 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.54% 92.12% 90.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 530 399
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £38.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Solutions Consultant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) DSL

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C