Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Runcorn during the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire > Runcorn
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 53.85% 6.25% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.85% 6.25% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Runcorn median daily rate £300 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +26.67% -
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -17.95% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Runcorn median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Runcorn. 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
Runcorn
Contract vacancies in Runcorn with a recognized job title 13 16 19
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Runcorn median daily rate £300 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - +33.93%
10th Percentile £125 £159 £298
90th Percentile £344 £438 £471
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Runcorn median hourly rate - £17.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.78% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Runcorn

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Runcorn

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Runcorn

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Runcorn region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware