The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 64 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
807 754 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.76% 91.73% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 350 468
Average daily rate £380 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.77 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Consultant
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture