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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 155 117 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.54% 9.34% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.24% 9.80% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 28
Average daily rate
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£433 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -9.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+111.76% -7.27%
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
1514 1194 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.23% 95.29% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 669 528
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.73 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cheadle +2 1 £510 -
Bolton -2 1 - - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (38.91%) Finance
2 65 (25.29%) Oracle
3 52 (20.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 49 (19.07%) Oracle EBS
5 44 (17.12%) SAP
6 40 (15.56%) SQL
7 38 (14.79%) CRM
8 37 (14.40%) Migration
9 30 (11.67%) Local Government
10 26 (10.12%) Security Cleared
11 24 (9.34%) SC Cleared
12 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (8.17%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.78%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (7.00%) Data Migration
16 14 (5.45%) Firewall
16 14 (5.45%) ETL
16 14 (5.45%) Banking
17 12 (4.67%) General Ledger
17 12 (4.67%) Oracle General Ledger
17 12 (4.67%) Oracle Payables
17 12 (4.67%) SAS
17 12 (4.67%) PRINCE2
17 12 (4.67%) DNS
17 12 (4.67%) Manufacturing
18 11 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (4.28%) Project Management
18 11 (4.28%) OLAP
18 11 (4.28%) DHCP
18 11 (4.28%) Oracle Receivables

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (4.67%) SAS
2 9 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.17%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.78%) Jetty
6 2 (0.78%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.78%) Documentum
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.56%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (20.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 49 (19.07%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (4.67%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (4.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (3.89%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (3.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.56%) SAP SD
8 4 (1.56%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.56%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (1.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) Firewall
2 12 (4.67%) DNS
3 11 (4.28%) DHCP
4 9 (3.50%) Wireless
5 6 (2.33%) LAN
5 6 (2.33%) WAN
6 5 (1.95%) OSPF
6 5 (1.95%) BGP
6 5 (1.95%) EIGRP
6 5 (1.95%) Network Security
7 4 (1.56%) VPN
7 4 (1.56%) SSL
7 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.56%) VoIP
8 3 (1.17%) FTP
8 3 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.78%) IPsec
9 2 (0.78%) HTTP
9 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (4.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (4.28%) OLAP Cube
2 11 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (4.28%) OLAP
3 8 (3.11%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.17%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.17%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.56%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.78%) Selenium
3 2 (0.78%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.78%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) RSpec
4 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.39%) WiX
4 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.39%) Toad
4 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.39%) JMeter
4 1 (0.39%) LSMW
General
1 100 (38.91%) Finance
2 30 (11.67%) Local Government
3 14 (5.45%) Banking
4 12 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.67%) General Ledger
5 9 (3.50%) Retail
6 6 (2.33%) Marketing
7 4 (1.56%) Automotive
8 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.72%) .NET
2 6 (2.33%) XML
3 5 (1.95%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.56%) HTML
5 3 (1.17%) Web Services
5 3 (1.17%) CSS
5 3 (1.17%) Middleware
6 2 (0.78%) Servlets
6 2 (0.78%) J2EE
6 2 (0.78%) EDI
6 2 (0.78%) WDK
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.39%) MDX
7 1 (0.39%) WCF
7 1 (0.39%) LINQ
7 1 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.39%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.72%) User Experience
2 5 (1.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.17%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.78%) DTV
5 2 (0.78%) FMCG
5 2 (0.78%) iSeries
5 2 (0.78%) SCADA
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.39%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.39%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.89%) Windows
2 5 (1.95%) UNIX
3 4 (1.56%) AIX
4 3 (1.17%) HPUX
4 3 (1.17%) Linux
5 2 (0.78%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.79%) CRM
2 37 (14.40%) Migration
3 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (7.00%) Data Migration
5 14 (5.45%) ETL
6 12 (4.67%) PRINCE2
7 11 (4.28%) Project Management
8 10 (3.89%) ERP
9 9 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.11%) Workflow
10 8 (3.11%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (2.72%) Information Security
12 6 (2.33%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.33%) ITIL
12 6 (2.33%) Cash Management
13 5 (1.95%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (1.95%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.56%) SQL
2 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.33%) ABAP
4 5 (1.95%) Java
5 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.17%) C
6 3 (1.17%) PeopleCode
6 3 (1.17%) Ruby
7 2 (0.78%) X++
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) Degree
4 5 (1.95%) CISSP
5 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.56%) VCDX
6 3 (1.17%) GIAC
7 2 (0.78%) CCA
8 1 (0.39%) MCITP
8 1 (0.39%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CISA
8 1 (0.39%) CISM
8 1 (0.39%) MBA
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.72%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (1.56%) SLA
4 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (25.29%) Oracle
2 44 (17.12%) SAP
3 21 (8.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.50%) VMware
5 6 (2.33%) IBM
5 6 (2.33%) Citrix
6 4 (1.56%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco
6 4 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.17%) Veritas
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.17%) Symantec
7 3 (1.17%) OpenText
7 3 (1.17%) Sophos
7 3 (1.17%) Google
7 3 (1.17%) Kaspersky
8 2 (0.78%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (0.78%) Websense
8 2 (0.78%) McAfee
8 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
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