The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 150 94 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.28% 6.58% 9.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.71% 6.87% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 48
Average daily rate £450 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £298 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -7 3 £450 +9.09% 1
Bolton - 2 £350 - 1
Salford -4 1 £375 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 90 (30.93%) Finance
2 45 (15.46%) Oracle
2 45 (15.46%) SAP
3 42 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 35 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.00%) Migration
5 32 (11.00%) SQL
5 32 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (10.31%) Information Security
7 27 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 25 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (7.90%) Project Management
10 22 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
11 21 (7.22%) MS Excel
12 19 (6.53%) Risk Management
13 18 (6.19%) Banking
13 18 (6.19%) PCI DSS
13 18 (6.19%) Oracle ODI
14 17 (5.84%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.84%) Security Management
14 17 (5.84%) PRINCE2
15 16 (5.50%) Management Information System
15 16 (5.50%) Information Security Management
15 16 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (5.15%) ERP
16 15 (5.15%) SAP BW
16 15 (5.15%) Security Cleared
17 14 (4.81%) Retail
17 14 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.78%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 7 (2.41%) Confluence
4 6 (2.06%) IIS
4 6 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.72%) Jetty
5 5 (1.72%) NetWeaver
5 5 (1.72%) nginx
5 5 (1.72%) SAS
5 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.03%) Apache
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.37%) MS Office
4 3 (1.03%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (9.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (4.12%) SAP BPC
4 8 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (2.06%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (1.72%) Sage X3
7 5 (1.72%) SAP CO
7 5 (1.72%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.72%) SAP HR
7 5 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.69%) SAP APO
9 2 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.78%) Firewall
2 10 (3.44%) DNS
3 8 (2.75%) Network Security
4 7 (2.41%) DHCP
4 7 (2.41%) HTTP
5 6 (2.06%) FTP
5 6 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.72%) IPsec
7 3 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.03%) LDAP
7 3 (1.03%) SSL
8 2 (0.69%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.69%) ISDN
8 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.69%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.34%) LAN
9 1 (0.34%) SMTP
9 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.19%) Oracle ODI
2 15 (5.15%) SAP BW
3 13 (4.47%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.41%) OLAP
6 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.72%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.03%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Jenkins
1 8 (2.75%) JIRA
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.37%) Selenium
3 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.03%) NuGet
4 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.69%) Hudson
5 2 (0.69%) MSTest
5 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.34%) Mocha
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (30.93%) Finance
2 18 (6.19%) Banking
3 14 (4.81%) Retail
4 9 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.75%) Advertising
6 6 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.06%) Law
7 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.47%) .NET
2 9 (3.09%) Web Services
3 6 (2.06%) Middleware
4 5 (1.72%) J2EE
4 5 (1.72%) Servlets
5 4 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.37%) HTML
6 3 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.03%) CSS
6 3 (1.03%) jQuery
6 3 (1.03%) OAuth
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.03%) SAML
6 3 (1.03%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.69%) CSS3
7 2 (0.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.47%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.06%) Clustering
3 6 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.37%) FMCG
5 3 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.03%) Social Media
5 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.69%) BYOD
6 2 (0.69%) CMDB
6 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.69%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Exalytics
6 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.69%) User Experience
6 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.47%) Linux
1 13 (4.47%) Windows
2 5 (1.72%) Unix
3 4 (1.37%) Solaris
4 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (11.00%) Migration
3 30 (10.31%) Information Security
4 27 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (7.90%) Project Management
6 19 (6.53%) Risk Management
7 17 (5.84%) Data Migration
7 17 (5.84%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.84%) Security Management
8 16 (5.50%) Information Security Management
9 15 (5.15%) ERP
10 12 (4.12%) ETL
10 12 (4.12%) SDLC
11 11 (3.78%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (3.44%) SIEM
13 9 (3.09%) Security Architecture
14 8 (2.75%) Scrum
14 8 (2.75%) Time Management
14 8 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.00%) SQL
2 10 (3.44%) Java
3 8 (2.75%) C#
4 7 (2.41%) ABAP
4 7 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.06%) PHP
6 5 (1.72%) C
7 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.69%) Jython
8 2 (0.69%) Perl
8 2 (0.69%) Python
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.41%) CISSP
4 3 (1.03%) Degree
4 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.69%) CCIE
5 2 (0.69%) CCNP
5 2 (0.69%) CCSA
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.69%) CISM
5 2 (0.69%) ISEB
5 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.69%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) CCA
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.41%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) WCAG
6 1 (0.34%) P3O
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.69%) XenApp
2 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) Snort
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.75%) Puppet
2 7 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.72%) QRadar
4 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.03%) Proventia
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.34%) Ansible
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (15.46%) Oracle
1 45 (15.46%) SAP
2 42 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.44%) Cisco
4 9 (3.09%) Informatica
4 9 (3.09%) VMware
5 7 (2.41%) Sage
6 6 (2.06%) IBM
7 5 (1.72%) Citrix
7 5 (1.72%) Google
7 5 (1.72%) NetApp
7 5 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.72%) Tableau
8 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.37%) Symantec
8 4 (1.37%) Veritas
9 3 (1.03%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.03%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.03%) HP
9 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
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