The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 19 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 63 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.31% 7.35% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 8.02% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 14
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£425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £313 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £427 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
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
799 761 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.69% 91.69% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 351 473
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.67% +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% -8.98%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -11 11 £468 +8.72% 3
Knutsford +13 9 £425 +31.78% 2
Chester -8 4 £410 +8.50% 1
Crewe -1 2 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Daresbury - - - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) SQL
3 26 (20.47%) Oracle
4 24 (18.90%) Information Security
4 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
4 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
5 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (14.96%) CRM
6 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (13.39%) Banking
7 17 (13.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (12.60%) Security Management
9 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
9 14 (11.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 13 (10.24%) Migration
10 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.45%) Windows
11 12 (9.45%) Cisco
11 12 (9.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 11 (8.66%) Security Architecture
12 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
13 10 (7.87%) SAP
14 9 (7.09%) Oracle Payroll
14 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
14 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (7.09%) Juniper
14 9 (7.09%) Risk Management
15 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
15 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.51%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.79%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Project
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.79%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.79%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.79%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Firewall
2 7 (5.51%) MPLS
2 7 (5.51%) OSPF
2 7 (5.51%) BGP
3 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.36%) DNS
4 3 (2.36%) SSL
4 3 (2.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.57%) Junos
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) FTP
5 2 (1.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.94%) BODI
6 4 (3.15%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.15%) QlikView
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.57%) MS Access
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
8 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Local Government
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) Web Services
3 3 (2.36%) JSP
3 3 (2.36%) LAMP
4 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.57%) CSS
4 2 (1.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) BAPI
5 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.79%) YUI
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.79%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.79%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.51%) GIS
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.57%) SecurID
4 2 (1.57%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) Information Security
2 19 (14.96%) CRM
3 16 (12.60%) Security Management
4 13 (10.24%) Migration
4 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.66%) Security Architecture
6 9 (7.09%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.72%) Validation
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
10 5 (3.94%) ETL
10 5 (3.94%) Workflow
10 5 (3.94%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (3.15%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (3.15%) Analytics
11 4 (3.15%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.41%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) Java
3 4 (3.15%) Perl
4 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.36%) C
5 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.57%) C#
5 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.57%) ABAP
5 2 (1.57%) VBA
5 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
1 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.94%) CCNP
4 4 (3.15%) CCIE
5 3 (2.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.57%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CISM
7 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) BS7799
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
2 1 (0.79%) XenServer
2 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle
2 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.45%) Cisco
4 10 (7.87%) SAP
5 9 (7.09%) Juniper
6 8 (6.30%) F5
7 7 (5.51%) Riverbed
8 5 (3.94%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.94%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (3.15%) Tableau
9 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.15%) IBM
10 3 (2.36%) EMC
10 3 (2.36%) Remedy
10 3 (2.36%) BMC
10 3 (2.36%) Brocade
10 3 (2.36%) Akamai
11 2 (1.57%) VMware
11 2 (1.57%) NetApp
11 2 (1.57%) Veritas
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago