The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Senior Consultant
Rank 123 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£425 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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%
Senior Consultant
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Cheshire - 8 £425 - 2
Manchester -7 1 £525 -19.30% 5
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 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 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 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) BODI
2 5 (23.81%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) QlikView
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (19.05%) Tableau
3 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP

Senior 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 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
1 2 (9.52%) SAP APO
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) OSPF
1 2 (9.52%) BGP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (23.81%) BODI
2 4 (19.05%) QlikView
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ETL
1 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCIE
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
3 4 (19.05%) Tableau
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago