The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 22 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.93% 8.91% 9.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 9.39% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +84.00%

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
193 245 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.07% 94.96% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 152 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +158.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Liverpool region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) SAP FI
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (10.00%) SCOM
6 3 (10.00%) Tableau
6 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Primavera
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.67%) Siebel
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) DB2
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SAP FI
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (10.00%) Primavera
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP ECC
4 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) JMS
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) DevOps
1 3 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (10.00%) Scrum
1 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.67%) ERP
2 2 (6.67%) ETL
2 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Product Management
3 1 (3.33%) CRM
3 1 (3.33%) Data Management
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) ABAP
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Tableau
4 2 (6.67%) Siebel
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Progress
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat