The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 114 120
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Median daily rate £525 £675 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £915 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +20.78% -6.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1709 2260 2679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.34% 92.40% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1185 1354
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 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 72 82
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +61.76%  
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in Berkshire

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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 +15 3 £525 - 2
Slough - 1 £350 -
Senior Consultant
South East

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) 3G
2 3 (20.00%) LTE
2 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (6.67%) Complex ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) IVR
4 1 (6.67%) SAP QM
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) SS7
4 1 (6.67%) INAP
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SAP

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 3G
1 3 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) CTI
2 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) INAP
2 1 (6.67%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (6.67%) MVNO
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (6.67%) Complex ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Genesys
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) VMware