The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 32 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.85% 0.52% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
225 177 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.74% 91.71% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Technical Consultant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) OpenText
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText