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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 97 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.89% 5.69% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 6.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £523 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +16.42%
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
1533 1268 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.02% 92.49% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 670 410
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 88
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Bolton - 1 £400 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 62 (30.39%) Finance
2 40 (19.61%) SAP
3 31 (15.20%) Migration
4 27 (13.24%) SQL
5 26 (12.75%) Oracle
6 17 (8.33%) HP
6 17 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (6.86%) Veritas
8 14 (6.86%) HPUX
8 14 (6.86%) CRM
9 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
10 12 (5.88%) Retail
10 12 (5.88%) Project Management
10 12 (5.88%) ERP
10 12 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
11 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
11 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
12 10 (4.90%) Change Management
12 10 (4.90%) Banking
12 10 (4.90%) Local Government
13 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.92%) ETL
14 8 (3.92%) Document Management
14 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.92%) Firewall
14 8 (3.92%) PLM
14 8 (3.92%) SAP PLM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) nginx
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.92%) SAP PLM
4 6 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.45%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.96%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.47%) Agresso
7 3 (1.47%) SAP APO
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (1.47%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
1 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.49%) Boomi
1 1 (0.49%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) Firewall
2 6 (2.94%) LAN
2 6 (2.94%) DNS
3 5 (2.45%) WAN
3 5 (2.45%) DHCP
3 5 (2.45%) Wireless
4 3 (1.47%) Skype
4 3 (1.47%) OSPF
4 3 (1.47%) BGP
4 3 (1.47%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.98%) VoIP
5 2 (0.98%) VPN
5 2 (0.98%) Network Security
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) PBX
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.47%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.49%) OLAP
4 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.49%) QlikView
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.98%) Ant
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Toad
3 1 (0.49%) LSMW
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) RSpec
3 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.49%) WiX
3 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 62 (30.39%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Retail
3 10 (4.90%) Banking
3 10 (4.90%) Local Government
4 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.43%) Advertising
5 4 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.96%) .NET
2 3 (1.47%) Middleware
2 3 (1.47%) CSS
2 3 (1.47%) HTML
3 2 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.98%) Web Services
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) EDI
4 1 (0.49%) MDX
4 1 (0.49%) WCF
4 1 (0.49%) LINQ
4 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.43%) User Experience
2 6 (2.94%) FMCG
3 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Replication
5 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) DTV
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.86%) HPUX
2 5 (2.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.47%) Linux
3 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.20%) Migration
2 14 (6.86%) CRM
3 12 (5.88%) ERP
3 12 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (5.88%) Project Management
3 12 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 10 (4.90%) Change Management
5 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.92%) ETL
6 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.92%) PLM
6 8 (3.92%) Document Management
7 7 (3.43%) Logistics
7 7 (3.43%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.43%) Information Security
8 6 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.94%) Quality Management
8 6 (2.94%) Analytics
9 5 (2.45%) Security Architecture
10 4 (1.96%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.24%) SQL
2 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
2 4 (1.96%) C
3 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.47%) Ruby
4 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.98%) VBA
4 2 (0.98%) Perl
4 2 (0.98%) C#
4 2 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
5 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
1 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.45%) CISSP
3 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.47%) CISA
3 3 (1.47%) CISM
4 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) CCA
5 1 (0.49%) MBA
5 1 (0.49%) Degree
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) WCAG
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.49%) GAMP
4 1 (0.49%) GMP
4 1 (0.49%) GxP
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (0.98%) TIBCO Hawk
1 2 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (19.61%) SAP
2 26 (12.75%) Oracle
3 17 (8.33%) HP
4 14 (6.86%) Veritas
5 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.96%) VMware
6 4 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.47%) Citrix
7 3 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.47%) Cisco
7 3 (1.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.98%) Symantec
8 2 (0.98%) Websense
8 2 (0.98%) Splunk
8 2 (0.98%) Tableau
8 2 (0.98%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.98%) hybris
9 1 (0.49%) RedPrairie
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £510.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
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Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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