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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.17% 12.56% 18.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 13.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 19
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £316 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £440
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 £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
222 190 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.69% 91.79% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 31 (53.45%) Oracle
2 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (43.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) Finance
5 14 (24.14%) XML
5 14 (24.14%) SOA
5 14 (24.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (17.24%) Migration
10 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (13.79%) Siebel
11 8 (13.79%) Informatica
11 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
11 8 (13.79%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) Unix
12 7 (12.07%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
13 6 (10.34%) Middleware
13 6 (10.34%) Linux
13 6 (10.34%) DB2
13 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.34%) ETL
14 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (8.62%) SAP
14 5 (8.62%) BPEL
14 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.17%) SAS
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) Jetty
6 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.45%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.72%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) DB2
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.90%) PowerCenter
3 4 (6.90%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) Essbase
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
1 1 (1.72%) JUnit
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) XML
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (13.79%) Web Services
4 6 (10.34%) Middleware
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) JMS
6 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.72%) Servlets
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) WSDL
6 1 (1.72%) XSD
6 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) FMCG
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Unix
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) SOA
2 10 (17.24%) Migration
3 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.34%) ETL
5 5 (8.62%) BPEL
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Workflow
7 3 (5.17%) Analytics
7 3 (5.17%) Case Management
7 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Network Design
7 3 (5.17%) OWASP
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) CCIE
3 3 (5.17%) CCNP
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) CIPD
4 1 (1.72%) CISA
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
4 1 (1.72%) CLAS
4 1 (1.72%) GSEC
4 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Informatica
2 8 (13.79%) Siebel
3 5 (8.62%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) F5
4 3 (5.17%) Juniper
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.72%) OpenText
6 1 (1.72%) VMware