The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 80 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.50% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.53% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Technical 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
864 941 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 94.57% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 566 415
Median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 46
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Local Government
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (11.11%) XML

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle