The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 70 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+283.33% -
IT 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
689 1009 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 95.46% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 634 450
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 70
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.63 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 - -
IT Consultant
North West

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT 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 Cheshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Essbase
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Talend