Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidenhead during the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Consultant
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 9.28% 7.59% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 8.61% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Maidenhead median daily rate £475 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -1.27% -12.78%
10th Percentile £360 £333 £355
90th Percentile £600 £471 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Maidenhead median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £33.68 -
% change year-on-year +42.54% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead. 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
Maidenhead
Contract vacancies in Maidenhead with a recognized job title 243 209 155
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.51% 88.19% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 110 84
Maidenhead median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £272 £297 £177
90th Percentile £591 £623 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Maidenhead median hourly rate £32.75 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.39% -8.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £18.78 £9.10 £13.51
90th Percentile £51.80 £47.63 £46.08
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Maidenhead

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Maidenhead

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Maidenhead

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Maidenhead

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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 Maidenhead region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (14.81%) MobileIron
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.81%) WSUS
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) Android
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) VB
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) MPLS
1 4 (14.81%) SMTP
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) IDoc
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) A/B Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Monetization
5 2 (7.41%) Push Notifications
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) GxP
2 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
1 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
2 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) MobileIron
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.70%) OpenText