The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.52% 8.27% 7.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% 8.75% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 11
Median daily rate £488 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £475 £500
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 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

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 258 240 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.56% 94.49% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 133 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 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 Liverpool region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
2 9 (29.03%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (29.03%) CLAS
2 9 (29.03%) GDPR
3 8 (25.81%) CISM
3 8 (25.81%) CISSP
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) SAP BW
7 4 (12.90%) Information Governance
8 3 (9.68%) FMCG
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.45%) Validation
9 2 (6.45%) PKI
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (6.45%) Replication
9 2 (6.45%) Middleware
9 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.45%) SOA

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 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Front Office
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 1 (3.23%) B2B
8 1 (3.23%) BPEL
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (29.03%) CLAS
3 8 (25.81%) CISM
3 8 (25.81%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CIPD
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) GDPR
1 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix