Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Consultant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate - - £138
North West median daily rate £365 £325 £294
% change year-on-year +12.31% +10.64% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1176 1766 1844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.92% 93.69% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1226 1118
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +1.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £275
90th Percentile £525 £569 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 60 103
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £12.10
90th Percentile £46.00 £33.75 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.96 £18.46
% change year-on-year +10.74% +2.72% +8.59%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Support Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in Cheshire

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Consultant in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in Cheshire

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in Cheshire

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 1 - -
Support Consultant
North West

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Support 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 Cheshire region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAP BW
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP