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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 8 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 48 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.75% 4.11% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.87% 4.69% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £615 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £615 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £615 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
Consultant
Cheshire

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
230 128 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 89.84% 87.67% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 85 50
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 51 (82.26%) Oracle
2 43 (69.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
4 40 (64.52%) SC Cleared
5 35 (56.45%) Finance
6 29 (46.77%) Oracle EBS
7 27 (43.55%) CRM
8 21 (33.87%) SQL
9 20 (32.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (24.19%) E-business
11 14 (22.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle iProcurement
12 11 (17.74%) XML
13 10 (16.13%) Local Government
14 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
14 8 (12.90%) Cash Management
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle Receivables
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 8 (12.90%) Windows
14 8 (12.90%) SAP
14 8 (12.90%) EAM
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle Payroll
15 7 (11.29%) Migration
15 7 (11.29%) UNIX
15 7 (11.29%) Linux
15 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.61%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (69.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (46.77%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle iProcurement
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Payroll
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (4.84%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.61%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Local Government
3 8 (12.90%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) SCORM
3 1 (1.61%) CESG
3 1 (1.61%) PKI
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) CRM
2 15 (24.19%) E-business
3 8 (12.90%) EAM
3 8 (12.90%) Cash Management
4 7 (11.29%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Workflow
5 6 (9.68%) SIEM
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.06%) Use Case
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Information Security
8 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 2 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
2 40 (64.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ACCA
4 1 (1.61%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 6 (9.68%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.84%) Syclo
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) ESRI
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) F5