The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Slough region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 2 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.99% 6.27% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.69% 6.95% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 4
Median daily rate £450 £475 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +44.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £398 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £515 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
145 259 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.77% 90.24% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 160 136
Median daily rate £445 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Slough region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) CRM
2 6 (16.22%) VMS
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Use Case
3 5 (13.51%) Time Management
3 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) UML
3 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) CommVault
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
5 3 (8.11%) Server Building
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) GSM
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) LTE
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.70%) UMTS
3 1 (2.70%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.70%) VoWiFi
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) IDMS
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Mason
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) BYOD
3 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) VMS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) VME
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) CRM
2 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) Time Management
2 5 (13.51%) UML
2 5 (13.51%) Use Case
3 3 (8.11%) Server Building
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) SDLC
4 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) CMMI
5 1 (2.70%) ETL
5 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) COBOL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ACCA
2 1 (2.70%) GCIA
2 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) NFS
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
2 4 (10.81%) CommVault
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Siebel
4 2 (5.41%) Brocade
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
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