The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £448 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50

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
89 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.75% 96.19% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 56
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Chester