The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 142 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£475 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3698 2907 2576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.10% 93.56% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 1580 1232
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 200
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the North West region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the North West region.

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -3 7 £475 -9.43% 4
Cheshire -13 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Servlets
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
1 3 (15.79%) Jetty
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.79%) Google App Engine
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) IPsec
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
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