The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.68% 1.14% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.22% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £650 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% -2.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 820 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.27% 93.08% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 478 400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 48
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £25.00 £30.90
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Reading

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Indirect Procurement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) IKE
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Ariba
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IKE
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Indirect Procurement
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ariba
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP