The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 79 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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
843 910 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 94.69% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 555 400
Median daily rate £420 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Chester - 1 £500 -
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

Senior 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Talend
1 1 (33.33%) VMware