The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 10.94% 5.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.73% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 85.94% 89.47% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Macclesfield region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) NCIE
3 3 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) GMP
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Conversion
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Data Conversion
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (33.33%) NCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) VCAP
3 1 (11.11%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GMP
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Wonderware
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