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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.46% 7.29% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 7.76% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £485 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -48.88%
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
286 232 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.08% 93.93% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 132 104
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.20 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Smart Meter
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (15.38%) Database Security
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (11.54%) PKI
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) RPG

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP SD
1 2 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (7.69%) Misys Midas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) FWSM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ERwin
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) LSMW
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) EDIFACT
1 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Smart Meter
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) AS400
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) iSeries
3 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) STB
4 1 (3.85%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Database Security
3 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) DSDM
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) RPG
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) RPG/400
2 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) ABAP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) CISA
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) BMC
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Unica
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Chordiant