Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 22 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 > Warrington
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.33% 5.83% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 6.09% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 19
Warrington median daily rate £325 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -9.09% +31.74%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £382
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
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
Warrington 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 Warrington. 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
Warrington
Contract vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 263 427 594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.74% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 312 464
Warrington median daily rate £380 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £150 £225 £300
90th Percentile £619 £688 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.00 £8.43
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.75 £18.75
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 Warrington

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 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 Warrington region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
3 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) ThinApp
4 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) MSI

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 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
1 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
1 2 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Altiris
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP