The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Consultant
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 11.39% 30.26% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.84% 33.33% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Median daily rate £519 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76 69 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 96.20% 90.79% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 57
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Knutsford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Knutsford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Knutsford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Knutsford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Knutsford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Knutsford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) PKI
2 5 (45.45%) Statistics
2 5 (45.45%) SSH
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) vMotion
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SSH
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (45.45%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) AppSense
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware