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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 138 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.01% 8.51% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 8.97% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 24
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£428 £401 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £546 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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
1446 1171 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.39% 94.89% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 629 471
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
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 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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
Bolton -3 2 £400 -2.43%
Cheadle -1 1 £510 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 90 (38.46%) Finance
2 56 (23.93%) Oracle
3 45 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (17.52%) Oracle EBS
5 39 (16.67%) SAP
6 38 (16.24%) SQL
7 35 (14.96%) Migration
8 33 (14.10%) CRM
9 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
10 23 (9.83%) Local Government
10 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
11 21 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.26%) Microsoft
13 16 (6.84%) Data Migration
14 15 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (5.13%) General Ledger
15 12 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
15 12 (5.13%) Firewall
15 12 (5.13%) Project Management
15 12 (5.13%) Banking
15 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.70%) ETL
16 11 (4.70%) Oracle Receivables
16 11 (4.70%) Oracle General Ledger
17 10 (4.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 10 (4.27%) Oracle Payroll
17 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
17 10 (4.27%) DNS
18 9 (3.85%) ERP
18 9 (3.85%) DHCP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (2.14%) SAS
2 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.85%) Documentum
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (17.52%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (4.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (4.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (4.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 10 (4.27%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (3.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.71%) SAP PLM
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.28%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.28%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.28%) SAP SD
9 3 (1.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
1 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) Firewall
2 10 (4.27%) DNS
3 9 (3.85%) DHCP
3 9 (3.85%) Wireless
4 7 (2.99%) LAN
5 6 (2.56%) WAN
6 5 (2.14%) VPN
6 5 (2.14%) OSPF
6 5 (2.14%) BGP
6 5 (2.14%) EIGRP
6 5 (2.14%) Network Security
7 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.71%) SSL
7 4 (1.71%) VoIP
8 3 (1.28%) Skype
9 2 (0.85%) SAN
9 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.43%) RTP
10 1 (0.43%) FTP
10 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (2.99%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.14%) OLAP
4 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (2.14%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.28%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.71%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.85%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) RSpec
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) WiX
4 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.43%) Toad
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.43%) JMeter
4 1 (0.43%) LSMW
4 1 (0.43%) MorphX
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (38.46%) Finance
2 23 (9.83%) Local Government
3 12 (5.13%) General Ledger
3 12 (5.13%) Banking
4 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 8 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Advertising
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.14%) XML
1 5 (2.14%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.71%) HTML
3 3 (1.28%) .NET
3 3 (1.28%) CSS
3 3 (1.28%) Middleware
4 2 (0.85%) EDI
4 2 (0.85%) WDK
4 2 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.43%) MDX
5 1 (0.43%) WCF
5 1 (0.43%) LINQ
5 1 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.56%) User Experience
2 4 (1.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.28%) FMCG
3 3 (1.28%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.85%) DTV
4 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.43%) Replication
5 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.43%) iSeries
5 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.99%) Windows
2 5 (2.14%) HPUX
3 3 (1.28%) UNIX
4 2 (0.85%) Linux
4 2 (0.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.96%) Migration
2 33 (14.10%) CRM
3 21 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (6.84%) Data Migration
5 12 (5.13%) Project Management
5 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.70%) ETL
7 9 (3.85%) ERP
8 7 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.99%) Change Management
8 7 (2.99%) Workflow
8 7 (2.99%) Business Analysis
9 6 (2.56%) Document Management
9 6 (2.56%) Cash Management
9 6 (2.56%) Test Scripting
9 6 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.56%) Information Security
9 6 (2.56%) ITIL
10 5 (2.14%) PLM
10 5 (2.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.24%) SQL
2 6 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.71%) C
4 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.28%) PeopleCode
4 3 (1.28%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) X++
5 2 (0.85%) C#
5 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) ABAP
6 1 (0.43%) VBA
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) Degree
4 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.28%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) GIAC
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
7 1 (0.43%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MBA
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) CCA
7 1 (0.43%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) SLA
1 5 (2.14%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.85%) WCAG
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.43%) GAMP
4 1 (0.43%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.43%) OpenView
2 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 56 (23.93%) Oracle
2 39 (16.67%) SAP
3 17 (7.26%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.99%) HP
4 7 (2.99%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.14%) Veritas
5 5 (2.14%) VMware
6 4 (1.71%) Citrix
6 4 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.71%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.28%) Symantec
8 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) EMC
8 2 (0.85%) Sophos
8 2 (0.85%) Websense
8 2 (0.85%) Kaspersky
8 2 (0.85%) Veeam
8 2 (0.85%) SEEBURGER
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