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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 115 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
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
2909 2523 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.79% 92.08% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1289 1225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 179 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.78 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £42.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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 -4 8 £650 +18.18% 3
Cheshire - 6 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) Brocade
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 3 (10.34%) XML
5 3 (10.34%) WLAN
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.90%) JSP
6 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) Struts
6 2 (6.90%) ABAP
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.90%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.90%) SAP LE
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
1 3 (10.34%) WLAN
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Struts
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Logistics
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
3 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) ABAP
2 2 (6.90%) XPath
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) NCIE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) SRDF
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Brocade
4 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.45%) webMethods
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Tableau