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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 132 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 24 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.51% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Average daily rate £400 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £332 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 8 £450 - 8
Cheshire -2 6 £413 -2.94% 5
Merseyside -2 2 £425 +27.81%
Lancashire -1 1 £500 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (20.51%) Workflow
7 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) C#
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) MVC
10 4 (10.26%) Informatica
10 4 (10.26%) CRM
11 3 (7.69%) HTML
11 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.69%) CSS
11 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (7.69%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (17.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) Essbase
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) NuGet
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Mocha
3 1 (2.56%) MSTest
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Workflow
2 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 4 (10.26%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) BDD
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) OWASP
6 2 (5.13%) Presales
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Informatica
4 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.56%) OpenText
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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