The median contractor rate for a Applications Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Consultant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £365
% change year-on-year +14.28% +19.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Applications Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Applications Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Consultant in Berkshire

Applications Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Consultant in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Consultant in Berkshire

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - -
Applications Consultant
South East

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Applications 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 Berkshire region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft