The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 8.11% 10.00% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 11.76% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crewe 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
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 17 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 86.49% 85.00% 98.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 49
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £130 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £420 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.61 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle