The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 13 24 6
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.71% 2.29% 10.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 2.39% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Median daily rate £450 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £322 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £414 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

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 133 209 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 95.00% 95.87% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 151
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Slough over the 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Slough

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) SAP QM
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (7.69%) Marketo
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
4 1 (7.69%) Behavioural Change
4 1 (7.69%) GoToWebinar
4 1 (7.69%) SAP VC
4 1 (7.69%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (15.38%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP QM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Behavioural Change
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Discrete Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys
3 1 (7.69%) Marketo