The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
Technical 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
237 217 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.76% 91.95% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 124 79
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £215 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 20
Average hourly rate £13.71 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £22.88 £21.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Technical Consultant
North West