The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 76 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £503 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Senior 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
949 731 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.81% 90.47% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 372 305
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £222 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.37 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Macclesfield -5 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) NCIE
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
3 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Struts
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade