The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.54% 3.73% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.95% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £416 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +29.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
Consultant
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
190 228 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.96% 94.61% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 69
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Chester region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Talend
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (18.18%) GAMP
3 2 (18.18%) GMP
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Local Government
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) BPMN
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (18.18%) GAMP
1 2 (18.18%) GMP
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
1 3 (27.27%) Informatica
1 3 (27.27%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP