The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 3 months to 27 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.97% 2.74% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 2.98% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +19.04%  

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 128 302 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 95.52% 91.79% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 227 125
Median daily rate £388 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Warrington over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 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 Warrington region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) MSI
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Altiris
5 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM

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 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
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 2 (18.18%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Altiris
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP