Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Technical Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 160 161
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £402 £320 £368
90th Percentile £625 £488 £524
South East median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3777 3964 4660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.19% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2141 2516
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £216
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £45.00 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 4 £550 +37.50% 2
Bracknell 0 4 - -
Newbury - 4 £425 -
Slough +4 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Technical Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (26.09%) SAP
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
1 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Presales
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (17.39%) Information Governance
4 3 (13.04%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (13.04%) CloudSense
4 3 (13.04%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Publishing
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (13.04%) CloudSense
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Mason
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Presales
3 4 (17.39%) Information Governance
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Samsung
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Capita
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) VMware