The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 20 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.56% 3.27% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 3.57% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £550 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.77% +66.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £388 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £600 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 224 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.48% 91.43% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 133 118
Average daily rate £400 £359 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (14.71%) SAP
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.71%) vSphere
1 5 (14.71%) vCloud
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.88%) ComArch
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) OSPF

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) MPLS
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) BT 21CN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) FWSM
3 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) VPLS
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) EDI
1 1 (2.94%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) STB
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.94%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) ITSM
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Usability Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Test Management
4 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) VCP4
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ACCA
2 1 (2.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) vSphere
1 5 (14.71%) vCloud
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Ariba
3 2 (5.88%) BMC
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) ComArch
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Unica
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) BT
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Chordiant