The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.77% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£515 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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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
250 252 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 88.34% 93.68% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 138 114
Average daily rate £338 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £23.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Misys Midas
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
2 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
2 1 (14.29%) RPG
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM