The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 2 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 18.18% 18.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -48.88%
Consultant
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 81.82% 90.91% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £225 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Bolton region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft