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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 152 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.32% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.34% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £74.05
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 3 £400 - 2
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) Servlets
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Google
3 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (40.00%) nginx
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Jetty
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) Jetty
1 6 (40.00%) nginx
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) FTP
2 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 6 (40.00%) IPsec
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Google
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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