The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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.

Technical Consultant
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 140 139
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 11
Median daily rate - £175 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -58.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 3621 3439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.00% 94.35% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2157 1805
Median daily rate £378 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester +11 2 - - 2
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Technical 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 North West region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) ETL

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (12.50%) Document Composition
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (12.50%) Kofax
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
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