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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 55 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.10% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.11% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
638 944 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.22% 94.49% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 659 374
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 50
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (40.00%) Thales
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Thales
2 1 (20.00%) VMware