The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.100% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £575 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
946 943 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.13% 94.96% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 585 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -48.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £13.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Principal 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum