The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 134 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£425 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
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
3316 2623 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.93% 92.55% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1357 1034
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 214 173
Average hourly rate £19.35 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 9 £525 +90.90% 8
Lancashire - 2 £425 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Intranet
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Office 365
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (8.70%) EAI

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (4.35%) Agresso
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) User Stories
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) EAI
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) X++
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenServer
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) webMethods
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) AppSense
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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