The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 28 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.

Consultant
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 3 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.52% 15.72% 6.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 16.56% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £288 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £51.03 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.86% +7.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 151 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.58% 94.97% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 161
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 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 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 28 June 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 (29.41%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) ABAP
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) E-Procurement
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) IVR
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) GoToWebinar
2 1 (5.88%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
2 2 (11.76%) E-Procurement
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Change
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) ABAP
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) Marketo
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