The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Merseyside
Rank 27 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.49% 5.59% 9.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 5.90% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Median daily rate £413 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £368 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +140.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
298 305 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.51% 94.72% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 186 141
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 10 £468 +8.40%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Merseyside region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.79%) Cellebrite
4 6 (15.79%) EnCase
4 6 (15.79%) Forensic Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) CISSP
5 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
5 5 (13.16%) CISA
5 5 (13.16%) CEH
5 5 (13.16%) SANS
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (10.53%) E-Discovery
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) SCOM
6 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Primavera
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (7.89%) Primavera
3 2 (5.26%) SAP HCM
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.63%) SAP ECC
4 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) Power BI
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Forensic Analysis
1 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (10.53%) E-Discovery
2 4 (10.53%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (7.89%) DevOps
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (7.89%) Scrum
3 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) ABAP
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CEH
2 5 (13.16%) CISA
2 5 (13.16%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) SANS
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) EnCase
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Cellebrite
4 3 (7.89%) Tableau
5 2 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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