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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 9 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.42% 8.00% 10.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.50% 8.57% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
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£503 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £394 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
200 140 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 93.02% 93.33% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 81 62
Average daily rate £350 £468 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +28.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 67 (87.01%) Oracle
2 59 (76.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (64.94%) Finance
4 47 (61.04%) Security Cleared
5 46 (59.74%) SC Cleared
6 45 (58.44%) Oracle EBS
7 41 (53.25%) CRM
8 25 (32.47%) SQL
8 25 (32.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (29.87%) Local Government
10 16 (20.78%) E-business
11 15 (19.48%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (18.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 14 (18.18%) Migration
12 14 (18.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 12 (15.58%) Data Migration
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
14 11 (14.29%) XML
14 11 (14.29%) EAM
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle Payroll
15 10 (12.99%) Change Control
16 8 (10.39%) General Ledger
16 8 (10.39%) Cash Management
16 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (10.39%) Windows
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle Payables
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle Receivables
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle Cash Management
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 7 (9.09%) Linux

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 59 (76.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 45 (58.44%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (19.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 11 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 7 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (3.90%) SAP PM
11 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
11 1 (1.30%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (64.94%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Local Government
3 8 (10.39%) General Ledger
4 6 (7.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) SCORM
3 1 (1.30%) CESG
3 1 (1.30%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) CRM
2 16 (20.78%) E-business
3 14 (18.18%) Migration
4 12 (15.58%) Data Migration
5 11 (14.29%) EAM
6 10 (12.99%) Change Control
7 8 (10.39%) Cash Management
7 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) SIEM
9 6 (7.79%) Workflow
10 5 (6.49%) ITIL
10 5 (6.49%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (6.49%) Use Case
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.19%) Information Security
12 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) C
3 2 (2.60%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Security Cleared
2 46 (59.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) ACCA
4 1 (1.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Firmware
1 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 67 (87.01%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
2 6 (7.79%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.90%) Syclo
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) F5