The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 9 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 12.12% 5.77% 31.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 6.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£415 £465 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +7.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.57 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +43.29%
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 Cumbria 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
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 84.85% 96.15% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 4
Average hourly rate £47.39 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.18% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.21 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness -6 2 £473 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) SAP
3 12 (41.38%) Primavera
3 12 (41.38%) Teamcenter
4 8 (27.59%) Siemens
5 7 (24.14%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) CISSP
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) SAP HR
8 4 (13.79%) Military
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) User Experience
9 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
9 3 (10.34%) Time Management
9 3 (10.34%) SAP PM
9 3 (10.34%) CISM
10 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (6.90%) SAP PP
10 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (6.90%) SCADA
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Security
10 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
11 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
11 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Primavera
1 12 (41.38%) Teamcenter
2 4 (13.79%) SAP HR
3 3 (10.34%) SAP PM
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (6.90%) SAP PP
5 1 (3.45%) SAP GRC
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.45%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) SCADA
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CISSP
4 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) SAP
2 8 (27.59%) Siemens
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft