The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Senior Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 109 103
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £498 £500 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £540 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.88% -  

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 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +12 4 £650 +44.44% 1
Slough - 2 £504 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Senior Consultant
South East

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.56%) 4G
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) IKE
2 1 (5.56%) INAP
2 1 (5.56%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) MVNO
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) Complex ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Acquisition
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Indirect Procurement
3 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Monetization
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Personalization
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Ariba
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Genesys
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) OpenText
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP