The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 16 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.58% 7.69% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% 8.00% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£458 £434 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
Consultant
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
211 125 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.54% 96.15% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 70 85
Average daily rate £300 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.15 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £15.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (21.95%) Finance
4 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) SAP
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
6 5 (12.20%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) DB2
6 5 (12.20%) DHCP
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
6 5 (12.20%) NHS
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall
6 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.20%) VLAN
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
7 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (9.76%) SAP Basis
7 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 4 (9.76%) BGP
7 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
7 4 (9.76%) VPN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.44%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) VLAN
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 4 (9.76%) IPsec
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) OSPF
2 4 (9.76%) BGP
2 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
2 4 (9.76%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) VoIP
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) HSRP
2 4 (9.76%) GLBP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLTP
4 1 (2.44%) Essbase
4 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
3 1 (2.44%) zOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
3 4 (9.76%) Network Management
4 2 (4.88%) Release Management
4 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
4 2 (4.88%) SOA
4 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.88%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.44%) Campaign Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) ETL
5 1 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) XQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JCL
3 1 (2.44%) REXX
3 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Siebel
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) Genesys
7 1 (2.44%) CODA
7 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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