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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 10 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 172 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.61% 5.93% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.36% 6.24% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 27
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.27%
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
1661 1266 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 95.05% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 748 579
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 91
Average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 1 - -
Salford - 1 £555 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 102 (36.96%) Finance
2 71 (25.72%) Oracle
3 55 (19.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (19.57%) Oracle EBS
5 45 (16.30%) SAP
6 42 (15.22%) Migration
7 41 (14.86%) SQL
8 40 (14.49%) CRM
9 35 (12.68%) Local Government
10 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
11 28 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (9.42%) SC Cleared
13 25 (9.06%) Oracle BI EE
13 25 (9.06%) Microsoft
14 22 (7.97%) Data Migration
15 21 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (6.52%) ETL
17 17 (6.16%) Project Management
17 17 (6.16%) Banking
18 16 (5.80%) DNS
19 15 (5.43%) DHCP
19 15 (5.43%) PRINCE2
20 14 (5.07%) Windows
20 14 (5.07%) Manufacturing
20 14 (5.07%) Firewall
20 14 (5.07%) Oracle Payroll
21 13 (4.71%) SAS
21 13 (4.71%) Marketing
21 13 (4.71%) Oracle General Ledger
22 12 (4.35%) Oracle Payables

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (4.71%) SAS
2 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.54%) nginx
4 6 (2.17%) Jetty
4 6 (2.17%) IIS
4 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.72%) Documentum
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.81%) MS Office
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
5 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 55 (19.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 54 (19.57%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (5.07%) Oracle Payroll
4 13 (4.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (3.99%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (3.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 9 (3.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 7 (2.54%) Radian6
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (1.45%) SAP SD
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
11 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (1.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.17%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.80%) DNS
2 15 (5.43%) DHCP
3 14 (5.07%) Firewall
4 9 (3.26%) Wireless
5 7 (2.54%) FTP
5 7 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.17%) LAN
6 6 (2.17%) HTTP
6 6 (2.17%) IPsec
6 6 (2.17%) WAN
7 5 (1.81%) Network Security
7 5 (1.81%) OSPF
7 5 (1.81%) BGP
7 5 (1.81%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.45%) SSL
8 4 (1.45%) VoIP
8 4 (1.45%) VPN
9 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 12 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
2 12 (4.35%) OLAP
3 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.62%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.26%) SAP BW
5 8 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.09%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.09%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) PeopleTools
2 4 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (0.72%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.72%) LSMW
4 1 (0.36%) MorphX
4 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.36%) JMeter
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.36%) Toad
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.36%) WiX
4 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (36.96%) Finance
2 35 (12.68%) Local Government
3 17 (6.16%) Banking
4 14 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.71%) Marketing
6 11 (3.99%) Retail
6 11 (3.99%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.45%) Automotive
7 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.99%) .NET
2 8 (2.90%) XML
3 6 (2.17%) J2EE
3 6 (2.17%) Servlets
3 6 (2.17%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.09%) Web Services
4 3 (1.09%) EDI
5 2 (0.72%) WDK
5 2 (0.72%) Middleware
5 2 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.36%) MDX
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
6 1 (0.36%) LINQ
6 1 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.09%) SCADA
4 3 (1.09%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.09%) User Experience
5 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
5 2 (0.72%) DTV
5 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.72%) FMCG
5 2 (0.72%) iSeries
6 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.07%) Windows
2 7 (2.54%) Linux
3 5 (1.81%) UNIX
4 4 (1.45%) AIX
5 2 (0.72%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) zOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.22%) Migration
2 40 (14.49%) CRM
3 28 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (7.97%) Data Migration
5 21 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.52%) ETL
7 17 (6.16%) Project Management
8 15 (5.43%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.99%) ERP
9 11 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.26%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.26%) Unit Testing
11 8 (2.90%) Risk Management
11 8 (2.90%) Workflow
11 8 (2.90%) ITIL
11 8 (2.90%) DevOps
11 8 (2.90%) Software Delivery
12 7 (2.54%) Information Security
12 7 (2.54%) Test Scripting
13 6 (2.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.86%) SQL
2 12 (4.35%) Java
3 8 (2.90%) ABAP
4 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.09%) PeopleCode
6 3 (1.09%) Ruby
6 3 (1.09%) C
7 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.72%) X++
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.26%) Degree
4 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.81%) CISSP
6 4 (1.45%) VCDX
7 3 (1.09%) GIAC
8 2 (0.72%) CCA
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CISA
9 1 (0.36%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (25.72%) Oracle
2 45 (16.30%) SAP
3 25 (9.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.99%) VMware
5 9 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.54%) IBM
6 7 (2.54%) Google
7 5 (1.81%) Citrix
7 5 (1.81%) Informatica
8 4 (1.45%) Cisco
8 4 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.09%) Symantec
9 3 (1.09%) Sophos
9 3 (1.09%) Kaspersky
9 3 (1.09%) OpenText
10 2 (0.72%) SEEBURGER
10 2 (0.72%) Websense
10 2 (0.72%) Veeam
10 2 (0.72%) McAfee
10 2 (0.72%) Hyperion
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