The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stockport region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 13 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 6.25% 5.13% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 5.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £388 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
Consultant
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 88.54% 97.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 12 17
Median daily rate £420 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Stockport region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Migration
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) HPUX
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) DataStage
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Extranet
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DataStage
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) HP Superdome
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat