The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Macclesfield region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 7 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.26% - 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 89.47% 95.12% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 20
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Cheshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi