The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn - - 16.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Runcorn 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
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 95.45% 100.00% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Average daily rate £275 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £320 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Runcorn region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

Consultant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware