The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.15% 3.98% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.12% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Median daily rate £338 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £368 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 243 243 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.67% 96.81% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 181 124
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Liverpool

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Liverpool

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Liverpool over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Liverpool

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Liverpool region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) SCOM
4 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) Siebel
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Replication
5 2 (9.52%) PKI
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (4.76%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat