The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bolton region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 5.56% 8.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £394 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Median daily rate £403 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.92 £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.71% +299.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bolton region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Bolton region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bolton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) RightFax
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow