Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.61% 7.11% 8.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.39% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 16
Liverpool median daily rate £519 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +18.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £364 £316 £266
90th Percentile £694 £641 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £519 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +9.21% +18.75% -
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 353 460 447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 96.23% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 303 263
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +1.97% +8.57%
10th Percentile £211 £250 £219
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £398 £367
% change year-on-year -2.52% +8.46% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 28
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -5.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £10.35
90th Percentile £24.81 £17.43 £20.34
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -10.00%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) PMO
3 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Compliance Management
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) B2C
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
4 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) IronPort
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (5.88%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) PSTN
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) B2C
2 2 (11.76%) Compliance Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
3 1 (5.88%) IT Audit
3 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) IronPort
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Meraki
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam
3 1 (5.88%) VMware