The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 3 months to 30 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.

Consultant
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 27 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.97% 5.48% 10.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 6.04% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £550 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £438
% change year-on-year +3.15% -0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 96 331 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 95.05% 90.68% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 211 112
Median daily rate £350 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £614 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Warrington

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Warrington

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Warrington region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) VMware GSX
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (9.09%) HP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware GSX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds