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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 18 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.62% 12.39% 4.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 13.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 9
Median daily rate £520 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £316 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
132 210 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 95.65% 92.92% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 151 181
Median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £522 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £27.80 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 3 December 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 7 (21.88%) SAP
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) VMS
4 4 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.38%) Presales
5 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.38%) CommVault
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis

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 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) Mason
3 1 (3.13%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) VMS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) SUSE
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) VME
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.38%) Presales
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
3 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.13%) Delphi
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) GCIA
2 1 (3.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) vCloud
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) CommVault
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) CODA
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Talend