Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 37 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.10% 8.51% 10.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 9.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 34
Liverpool median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £338
90th Percentile £550 £538 £534
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 398 410 560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 94.25% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 254 297
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £189 £208 £156
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.19 £12.80 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.61 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -6.25%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 20 November 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%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) GDPR
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) JSF
5 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

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 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Power BI
1 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) UniData
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) JSF
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) JSP
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) Servlets
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Adaptive Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Sage