The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 71 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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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
849 782 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.61% 88.76% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 352 365
Average daily rate £395 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.07 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.84 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Varonis
3 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (25.00%) Zerto
3 1 (25.00%) Neverfail
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Retek
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
2 1 (25.00%) Zerto
2 1 (25.00%) Neverfail
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