Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough 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.

Consultant
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.55% 10.73% 9.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 11.53% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 38
Slough median daily rate £450 £450 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.09% -6.57%
10th Percentile £400 £273 £289
90th Percentile £523 £541 £507
Berkshire median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 275 295 461
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 93.06% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 193 314
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.36% +0.36%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £561 £488 £509
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.88 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Slough

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Slough

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Slough

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Slough region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) CommVault
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) GDPR
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) COBOL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (10.53%) Netcool
4 2 (10.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Telnet
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) SSH
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) COBOL
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) CommVault
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Marketo
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) VMware