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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 17 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 96 159 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.88% 8.25% 8.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 8.68% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 54
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £188 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
1330 1831 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1049 785
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 2 £388 +10.71%
Salford -8 2 £425 +214.81%
Bury - 1 - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 59 (26.22%) Finance
2 48 (21.33%) SAP
3 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (12.44%) Oracle
5 25 (11.11%) Information Security
6 23 (10.22%) Banking
7 22 (9.78%) CISSP
8 21 (9.33%) .NET
8 21 (9.33%) Migration
8 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.89%) MS Excel
10 19 (8.44%) JavaScript
11 18 (8.00%) SQL
11 18 (8.00%) Java
11 18 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (7.56%) Unit Testing
12 17 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.11%) Firewall
13 16 (7.11%) NoSQL
13 16 (7.11%) React
14 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (5.78%) Windows
16 13 (5.78%) Web Services
16 13 (5.78%) ETL
17 12 (5.33%) Retail

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 5 (2.22%) Umbraco
2 4 (1.78%) Drupal
2 4 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.78%) JBoss
2 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.33%) CMS
3 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.89%) IIS
4 2 (0.89%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) CICS
5 1 (0.44%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.11%) SAP HR
4 6 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (2.22%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.22%) SAP SD
5 5 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.78%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.78%) SAP PP
6 4 (1.78%) SAP Retail
7 3 (1.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.56%) GitHub
3 4 (1.78%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.33%) Force.com
5 2 (0.89%) Office 365
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.11%) Firewall
2 9 (4.00%) WebEx
3 4 (1.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.89%) ATM
4 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.89%) DHCP
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
4 2 (0.89%) FTP
4 2 (0.89%) HTTP
4 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.44%) IPsec
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.67%) DB2
3 6 (2.67%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.33%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.33%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.89%) Big Data
7 2 (0.89%) DTS
7 2 (0.89%) GIS
7 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.22%) Selenium
4 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.78%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.78%) JMeter
5 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.33%) Hudson
5 3 (1.33%) JIRA
6 2 (0.89%) Ant
6 2 (0.89%) Gradle
6 2 (0.89%) Maven
6 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.44%) JUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (26.22%) Finance
2 23 (10.22%) Banking
3 12 (5.33%) Retail
4 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.67%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.22%) Electronics
7 5 (2.22%) Marketing
8 4 (1.78%) Billing
9 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.33%) .NET
2 16 (7.11%) React
3 13 (5.78%) Web Services
4 11 (4.89%) CSS
5 5 (2.22%) ELK Stack
5 5 (2.22%) Middleware
6 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.33%) HTML
6 3 (1.33%) HTML5
6 3 (1.33%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.33%) Spring
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.89%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (0.89%) Node.js
7 2 (0.89%) React Native
7 2 (0.89%) RESTful
7 2 (0.89%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.67%) Clustering
5 5 (2.22%) FMCG
6 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.78%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) Fintech
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 2 (0.89%) EFT
8 2 (0.89%) iPad
8 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.78%) Windows
2 11 (4.89%) Unix
3 9 (4.00%) Linux
4 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.89%) AIX
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) HPUX
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) OS/2
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) SUSE
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.11%) Information Security
2 21 (9.33%) Migration
3 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (7.56%) Unit Testing
5 14 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (5.78%) ETL
7 12 (5.33%) Data Management
8 11 (4.89%) BDD
9 9 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.00%) Scrum
9 9 (4.00%) SDLC
9 9 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 8 (3.56%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.56%) ITIL
10 8 (3.56%) Service Management
11 7 (3.11%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (3.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) JavaScript
2 18 (8.00%) Java
2 18 (8.00%) SQL
3 9 (4.00%) C#
4 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.33%) C
5 3 (1.33%) Scala
6 2 (0.89%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.89%) Clojure
6 2 (0.89%) F#
6 2 (0.89%) Groovy
6 2 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) ABAP
7 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.44%) COBOL
7 1 (0.44%) JCL
7 1 (0.44%) Korn
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (9.78%) CISSP
2 10 (4.44%) CISMP
3 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.11%) Degree
4 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.22%) CISM
6 2 (0.89%) CCNA
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSA
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) SANS
7 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.33%) COBIT
3 9 (4.00%) ISO27002
4 8 (3.56%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.78%) Docker
3 4 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) NDS
6 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.44%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) SCCM
2 6 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.67%) Puppet
2 6 (2.67%) WSUS
3 5 (2.22%) Ansible
4 4 (1.78%) Kibana
4 4 (1.78%) logstash
5 2 (0.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) Mesos
6 1 (0.44%) Nessus
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (21.33%) SAP
2 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.44%) Oracle
4 12 (5.33%) Cisco
5 10 (4.44%) Tableau
6 8 (3.56%) Citrix
7 7 (3.11%) IBM
7 7 (3.11%) Informatica
7 7 (3.11%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.67%) Splunk
9 5 (2.22%) Google
9 5 (2.22%) HP
9 5 (2.22%) hybris
9 5 (2.22%) VMware
9 5 (2.22%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.78%) F5
11 3 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
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