The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 14 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.50% 10.77% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 11.86% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£411 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £425 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £438 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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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 Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 59 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 94.50% 90.77% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.39 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) CA