The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 27 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 105 172 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.68% 9.60% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 10.09% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 44
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.29% +50.00%
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
1752 1705 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 95.20% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 999 748
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 59
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 8 £463 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 51 (21.07%) Finance
2 38 (15.70%) Migration
3 32 (13.22%) Oracle
3 32 (13.22%) Data Centre
4 31 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (12.40%) SAP
5 30 (12.40%) Windows
6 27 (11.16%) Unix
7 26 (10.74%) Information Security
8 25 (10.33%) Active Directory
8 25 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (9.09%) Splunk
9 22 (9.09%) CISSP
10 21 (8.68%) SQL
10 21 (8.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (8.68%) Network Security
11 19 (7.85%) PCI DSS
11 19 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (7.44%) Banking
12 18 (7.44%) Linux
13 17 (7.02%) Microsoft
14 16 (6.61%) PKI
14 16 (6.61%) SIEM
15 15 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (6.20%) Symantec
15 15 (6.20%) Intel Security
15 15 (6.20%) Java
15 15 (6.20%) CISM
15 15 (6.20%) Threat Management
16 14 (5.79%) Data Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) Drupal
3 5 (2.07%) CMS
3 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.24%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.24%) GeoServer
4 3 (1.24%) IIS
4 3 (1.24%) JBoss
4 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (1.65%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.24%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.24%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.24%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.48%) GitHub
3 6 (2.48%) Office 365
4 5 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.68%) Network Security
2 11 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.65%) DNS
4 3 (1.24%) DHCP
4 3 (1.24%) FTP
4 3 (1.24%) HTTP
4 3 (1.24%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) Intranet
5 2 (0.83%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) LDAP
5 2 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Extranet
6 1 (0.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) DataStage
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.65%) GIS
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.24%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.83%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Essbase
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.07%) JIRA
4 3 (1.24%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.24%) JMeter
4 3 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.41%) Ant
6 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (21.07%) Finance
2 18 (7.44%) Banking
3 11 (4.55%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.72%) .NET
2 7 (2.89%) Middleware
3 6 (2.48%) Web Services
4 5 (2.07%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.65%) HTML
6 3 (1.24%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.24%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.24%) CSS
6 3 (1.24%) CSS3
6 3 (1.24%) ELK Stack
6 3 (1.24%) Ember.js
6 3 (1.24%) HTML5
6 3 (1.24%) Node.js
6 3 (1.24%) React
6 3 (1.24%) Spring
7 2 (0.83%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) EDI
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.61%) PKI
4 8 (3.31%) User Experience
5 6 (2.48%) Clustering
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) EFT
8 3 (1.24%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.24%) FMCG
8 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.24%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.41%) CESG
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.40%) Windows
2 27 (11.16%) Unix
3 18 (7.44%) Linux
4 8 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) HPUX
7 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.83%) AIX
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.70%) Migration
2 31 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (10.74%) Information Security
4 19 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.61%) SIEM
6 15 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (6.20%) Threat Management
7 14 (5.79%) Data Migration
7 14 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.55%) CRM
10 11 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.13%) ETL
11 10 (4.13%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.13%) Security Management
11 10 (4.13%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.72%) Analytics
12 9 (3.72%) Project Management
12 9 (3.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.68%) SQL
2 15 (6.20%) Java
3 7 (2.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.48%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.07%) C#
5 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.65%) PHP
7 3 (1.24%) Perl
7 3 (1.24%) Python
7 3 (1.24%) Ruby
7 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.41%) ABAP
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) Clojure
9 1 (0.41%) Groovy
9 1 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (9.09%) CISSP
2 15 (6.20%) CISM
3 10 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) Degree
4 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.83%) CISA
6 1 (0.41%) CLAS
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.85%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.13%) COBIT
4 4 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.24%) QA
6 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.24%) Docker
5 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.83%) Snort
5 2 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) RACF
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (4.55%) Puppet
3 7 (2.89%) Ansible
3 7 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.89%) SCCM
4 3 (1.24%) Kibana
4 3 (1.24%) logstash
4 3 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.83%) Mesos
5 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.41%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (13.22%) Oracle
2 30 (12.40%) SAP
3 22 (9.09%) Splunk
4 17 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.20%) Intel Security
5 15 (6.20%) Symantec
6 13 (5.37%) IBM
7 11 (4.55%) hybris
8 9 (3.72%) Cisco
8 9 (3.72%) HP
9 8 (3.31%) Citrix
9 8 (3.31%) Qualys
10 7 (2.89%) IronPort
10 7 (2.89%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (2.89%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.48%) VMware
12 5 (2.07%) Dell
13 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.65%) F5
13 4 (1.65%) Google
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