The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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 North West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 131 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.037% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.040% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.96% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2826 2505 2949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1192 1498
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Consultant
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Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens