The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 69 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £503 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 680 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.73% 91.15% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 324 312
Average daily rate £376 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 29
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Senior Consultant
North West

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 16 April 2014. 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
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Vacancies
Chester - - - - 1
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft