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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 26 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 77 152 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.70% 8.40% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 8.80% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 44
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +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 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
1282 1727 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.82% 95.41% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 807
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton -1 2 £394 -
Salford -12 2 £425 -5.55%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 55 (26.70%) SAP
1 55 (26.70%) Finance
2 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.17%) .NET
4 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (10.19%) MS Excel
6 19 (9.22%) Oracle
6 19 (9.22%) Information Security
6 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (8.25%) SQL
8 17 (8.25%) Java
9 16 (7.77%) Firewall
9 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
9 16 (7.77%) React
10 15 (7.28%) Migration
10 15 (7.28%) CISSP
11 14 (6.80%) Cisco
11 14 (6.80%) Banking
11 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.83%) CSS
13 11 (5.34%) Windows
13 11 (5.34%) C#
13 11 (5.34%) Retail
13 11 (5.34%) Data Management

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 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.43%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.94%) Drupal
3 4 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) JBoss
4 3 (1.46%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) CICS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.49%) Jetty
6 1 (0.49%) Mongrel
Applications
1 21 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.40%) SAP HR
3 7 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.91%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.91%) SAP PP
4 6 (2.91%) SAP SD
4 6 (2.91%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (2.43%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.43%) SAP Retail
6 4 (1.94%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.46%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.43%) GitHub
3 5 (2.43%) Office 365
4 4 (1.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.46%) Force.com
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Firewall
2 9 (4.37%) WebEx
3 4 (1.94%) DNS
4 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.46%) VPN
5 2 (0.97%) ATM
5 2 (0.97%) DHCP
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) Network Security
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) HSRP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.49%) SAN
6 1 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.40%) DB2
3 7 (3.40%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.46%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.46%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.46%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.97%) DTS
7 2 (0.97%) GIS
7 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.40%) Selenium
2 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.94%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.94%) Jasmine
3 4 (1.94%) JMeter
4 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.97%) Gradle
4 2 (0.97%) Hudson
4 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (26.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 9 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.40%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.91%) Electronics
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.94%) Billing
7 4 (1.94%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.97%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) .NET
2 16 (7.77%) React
3 12 (5.83%) CSS
4 9 (4.37%) Web Services
5 5 (2.43%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.94%) HTML
7 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.46%) HTML5
7 3 (1.46%) Middleware
7 3 (1.46%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.97%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (0.97%) Node.js
8 2 (0.97%) React Native
8 2 (0.97%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.49%) CSS3
9 1 (0.49%) REST
9 1 (0.49%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.40%) FMCG
2 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.94%) Clustering
4 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.46%) Fintech
5 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.97%) iPad
6 2 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.49%) EFT
7 1 (0.49%) Life Science
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.49%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.34%) Windows
2 5 (2.43%) Linux
3 4 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.46%) Unix
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.97%) AIX
5 2 (0.97%) Android
5 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) OS/2
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) SUSE
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.22%) Information Security
3 15 (7.28%) Migration
4 14 (6.80%) Unit Testing
5 12 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (5.34%) BDD
6 11 (5.34%) Data Management
7 10 (4.85%) ETL
7 10 (4.85%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.37%) Scrum
8 9 (4.37%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (3.88%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.88%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.88%) SDLC
10 7 (3.40%) CRM
10 7 (3.40%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (3.40%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.19%) JavaScript
2 17 (8.25%) Java
2 17 (8.25%) SQL
3 11 (5.34%) C#
4 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.46%) C
5 3 (1.46%) PHP
6 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.97%) F#
6 2 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.49%) ABAP
7 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.49%) Clojure
7 1 (0.49%) COBOL
7 1 (0.49%) Groovy
7 1 (0.49%) JCL
7 1 (0.49%) Korn
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (7.28%) CISSP
2 10 (4.85%) CISMP
3 9 (4.37%) Degree
4 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) CCNA
6 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.46%) CISM
7 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) CCSP
8 1 (0.49%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) MCSE
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SANS
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.34%) COBIT
3 9 (4.37%) ISO27002
4 8 (3.88%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.91%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.94%) QA
7 2 (0.97%) GDPR
8 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
2 6 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.94%) Docker
5 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
7 1 (0.49%) NDS
7 1 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) SCCM
2 6 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.91%) Puppet
2 6 (2.91%) WSUS
3 5 (2.43%) Ansible
4 4 (1.94%) Kibana
4 4 (1.94%) logstash
5 1 (0.49%) Control-M
5 1 (0.49%) Mesos
5 1 (0.49%) QRadar
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (26.70%) SAP
2 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.22%) Oracle
4 14 (6.80%) Cisco
5 11 (5.34%) Tableau
6 7 (3.40%) Citrix
6 7 (3.40%) IBM
7 6 (2.91%) Intel Security
7 6 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.91%) VMware
8 5 (2.43%) F5
8 5 (2.43%) Google
8 5 (2.43%) Juniper
8 5 (2.43%) Splunk
8 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.94%) Informatica
9 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.97%) HP
11 2 (0.97%) IronPort
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