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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 126 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 32 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
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£473 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £338 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
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 £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cumbria - 21 £493 - 1
Cheshire -14 3 £450 - 4
Lancashire - 3 £363 -
Manchester -9 2 £488 +44.44% 4
Merseyside - 1 £363 - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) Migration
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) Finance
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle
7 5 (10.64%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.51%) CRM
8 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (6.38%) PeopleTools
9 3 (6.38%) PeopleCode
9 3 (6.38%) Citrix
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
9 3 (6.38%) X++
10 2 (4.26%) Degree
10 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
10 2 (4.26%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (6.38%) PeopleTools
2 1 (2.13%) MorphX
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Migration
2 10 (21.28%) Data Migration
3 4 (8.51%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Workflow
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) ETL
6 1 (2.13%) TDD
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.38%) PeopleCode
3 3 (6.38%) X++
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCEE
5 1 (2.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenServer
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) AppSense
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) Nintex
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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