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 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
Consultant
Rank 10 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.76% 10.34% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 10.71% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £24.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+93.93% -5.71%
Consultant
Cheshire

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
41 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.62% 96.55% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 33
Average daily rate £350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (14.29%) GAMP
3 1 (14.29%) GMP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) GAMP
1 1 (14.29%) GMP
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) SAP