The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 70 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.13% 9.04% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 9.87% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.84%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 679 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.09% 91.63% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 281 408
Average daily rate £373 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Consultant
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 -4 22 £443 +2.90% 4
Knutsford +8 9 £425 +1.19%
Chester -12 6 £320 -21.12%
Macclesfield - 2 £400 -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Daresbury - - - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 37 (28.03%) Finance
2 29 (21.97%) SQL
3 28 (21.21%) Oracle
4 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
5 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 21 (15.91%) SAP
7 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 19 (14.39%) CRM
7 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
8 17 (12.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (11.36%) Information Security
9 15 (11.36%) Banking
9 15 (11.36%) Migration
9 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 12 (9.09%) Security Management
11 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 12 (9.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
12 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.82%) Oracle Payroll
14 8 (6.06%) Windows
14 8 (6.06%) Java
14 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
14 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.30%) Firewall
15 7 (5.30%) Cisco
15 7 (5.30%) IIS
16 6 (4.55%) EMC

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.30%) IIS
3 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.52%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.76%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Project
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.52%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.52%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.52%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.76%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Firewall
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 3 (2.27%) SSL
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) MPLS
3 3 (2.27%) OSPF
3 3 (2.27%) BGP
4 2 (1.52%) VPN
4 2 (1.52%) Junos
5 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.27%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.52%) MS Access
5 2 (1.52%) BODI
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (28.03%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Local Government
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) .NET
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.27%) OSGi
2 3 (2.27%) JSP
2 3 (2.27%) LAMP
2 3 (2.27%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.76%) jQuery
4 1 (0.76%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) GIS
1 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.27%) NHS
2 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.52%) SecurID
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
4 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) AIX
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) CRM
2 15 (11.36%) Migration
2 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (11.36%) Information Security
3 12 (9.09%) Security Management
4 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 6 (4.55%) Change Management
5 6 (4.55%) Validation
5 6 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 6 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 5 (3.79%) Data Protection
6 5 (3.79%) Service Management
6 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.79%) ITIL
7 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.03%) Workflow
7 4 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.27%) Web Development
8 3 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) SQL
2 8 (6.06%) Java
3 3 (2.27%) C
3 3 (2.27%) ABAP
4 2 (1.52%) VBA
4 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) SAP Certification
4 3 (2.27%) CCIE
5 2 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) PMP
6 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.52%) vSphere
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenServer
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle
2 21 (15.91%) SAP
3 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.30%) Cisco
5 6 (4.55%) EMC
6 5 (3.79%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (3.79%) Juniper
7 4 (3.03%) IBM
7 4 (3.03%) F5
8 3 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.27%) Akamai
8 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 3 (2.27%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) Brocade
9 2 (1.52%) Symantec
9 2 (1.52%) Cognos
9 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.52%) BMC
9 2 (1.52%) CommVault
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