The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 146 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.81% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.85% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £400 £473 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% -14.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £419
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
Technical 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
3307 4001 2953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 2379 1629
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 200 190
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the North West region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the North West region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Lancashire +12 3 £400 +6.66%
Manchester -5 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payroll

Technical 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (4.76%) IronPort
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Talend
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