The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 60 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.96% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.00% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50
Technical 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
670 896 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.54% 95.32% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 506 522
Median daily rate £395 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) MBA
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleTools

Technical 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleTools
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) B2B
1 1 (14.29%) Business Development
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MBA
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP