The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 139 155 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 11 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Median daily rate £550 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £481 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £65.00
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
3306 4259 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.17% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2606 1696
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 211 196
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 5 £550 +15.78%
Cheshire +14 4 £550 - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) Threat Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) QA
5 3 (13.04%) Use Case
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (13.04%) Nessus
5 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) IBM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Essbase
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) ERwin
3 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Threat Management
3 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Fraud Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) RUP
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Actimize
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) VMware