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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 147 150 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £425 £438 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £408 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £468 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
2959 3903 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.07% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2331 1831
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 181
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +3 6 £425 -2.85% 4
Cheshire +16 2 £550 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £320 - 1
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 6 (30.00%) Scrum
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Nessus
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) ArcSight

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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) Essbase
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
2 4 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Threat Management
3 3 (15.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) Thales
3 2 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) SAP