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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 116 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 20 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.18% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.20% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£575 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £438 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+199.94% -
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
2925 2495 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 90.33% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1212 1396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 192 190
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.67 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +22 9 £325 -
Manchester -5 9 £650 +33.33% 4
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) BODI
4 5 (17.24%) Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) QlikView
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (13.79%) Tableau
5 4 (13.79%) Retail
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

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 R12
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WLAN
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) OSPF
2 2 (6.90%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.24%) BODI
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) QlikView
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 9 (31.03%) 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%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) ETL
2 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.79%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) EAM
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) 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 4 (13.79%) CCIE
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) SRDF
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
4 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
4 4 (13.79%) Tableau
5 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) Brocade
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) webMethods
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec