The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor 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 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 8.82% 16.67% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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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 Windsor 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
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 94.12% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate £370 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint