The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.14% 3.64% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 3.97% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 151 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.29% 91.52% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 78
Average daily rate £363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £209 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Merseyside

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
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 29 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (20.00%) Security Management
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) Scala
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
1 1 (5.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
2 4 (20.00%) Security Management
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Datanomic
3 1 (5.00%) Trillium
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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