The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Wokingham 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 6 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 10.81% 20.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £24.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+93.93% -5.71%
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 Wokingham 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
Wokingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 97.30% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £355 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -40.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware