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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 14 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.41% 7.09% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 7.50% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £463 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £368 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £555 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
212 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.24% 94.49% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 71 73
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.57% +1358.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.49 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) NHS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Local Government
6 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 3 (10.00%) DNS
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.00%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) BGP
2 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) IPsec
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (6.67%) HSRP
2 2 (6.67%) GLBP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) SOA
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Information Governance
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) CODA
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Genesys