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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 18 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.62% 6.03% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 6.33% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +111.76%
Consultant
North West

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
313 379 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.43% 95.23% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 183 109
Median daily rate £375 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.45 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 21 £400 -8.57% 4
Bootle - 1 £350 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Migration
5 11 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
7 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (13.64%) CRM
8 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) Unix
9 5 (11.36%) Windows
9 5 (11.36%) Finance
10 4 (9.09%) Information Security
10 4 (9.09%) CISM
10 4 (9.09%) Change Management
10 4 (9.09%) Citrix
10 4 (9.09%) CISSP
10 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (9.09%) XenApp
11 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (6.82%) PaaS
11 3 (6.82%) IaaS
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
11 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.82%) SCOrch

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) IaaS
1 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) IPsec
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.55%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.27%) Power BI
4 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.27%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JAAS
1 2 (4.55%) Middleware
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Basis
1 2 (4.55%) SAP XI
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Clustering
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Unix
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) AIX
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 11 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) CRM
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.82%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (4.55%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Network Management
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.55%) SDLC
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) ABAP
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) CISM
2 4 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) SCSM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) F5
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Siebel
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) Progress
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
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