The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 24 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.19% 7.06% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 7.54% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 14
Median daily rate £475 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £453 £535
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 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 320 305 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.81% 93.56% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 161 176
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £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 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 23 £488 +21.87% 6
Prescot - 1 £300 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) CISSP
3 10 (25.64%) CISM
4 9 (23.08%) SAP
4 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 9 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (23.08%) CLAS
4 9 (23.08%) GDPR
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) FMCG
9 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
9 4 (10.26%) Information Security
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) SAP BW
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.69%) SQL
10 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (7.69%) Network Security
10 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) SDLC
11 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HCM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.56%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.56%) SAP VC
2 1 (2.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.56%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) CISSP
3 10 (25.64%) CISM
4 9 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (23.08%) CLAS
5 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CIPD
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) GDPR
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
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