The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.11% 9.03% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.62% 9.42% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£512 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
Consultant
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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 Warrington 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
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
193 138 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 91.47% 95.83% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 84 63
Average daily rate £325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Warrington region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 58 (86.57%) Oracle
2 51 (76.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (64.18%) Security Cleared
4 42 (62.69%) SC Cleared
4 42 (62.69%) Finance
5 36 (53.73%) Oracle EBS
6 33 (49.25%) CRM
7 21 (31.34%) SQL
8 20 (29.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (23.88%) E-business
10 15 (22.39%) Local Government
11 14 (20.90%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (20.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 12 (17.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 11 (16.42%) Oracle iProcurement
13 11 (16.42%) XML
13 11 (16.42%) EAM
14 10 (14.93%) Migration
15 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (11.94%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) Cash Management
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle Payables
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle Cash Management
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 8 (11.94%) General Ledger
15 8 (11.94%) Data Migration
16 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (10.45%) Linux
16 7 (10.45%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 51 (76.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 36 (53.73%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 12 (17.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 11 (16.42%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 7 (10.45%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (4.48%) SAP PM
11 1 (1.49%) SAP MM
11 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (1.49%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (62.69%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Local Government
3 8 (11.94%) General Ledger
4 6 (8.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) SCORM
3 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) CESG
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) CRM
2 16 (23.88%) E-business
3 11 (16.42%) EAM
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.94%) Cash Management
5 8 (11.94%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.96%) Workflow
6 6 (8.96%) SIEM
6 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.46%) Use Case
7 5 (7.46%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (7.46%) Change Control
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) Security Cleared
2 42 (62.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) ACCA
4 1 (1.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
1 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) SAP
2 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.48%) Syclo
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) F5