The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 89 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
Senior 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
1718 1449 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 95.58% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 781 613
Median daily rate £383 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 64
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Manchester region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Manchester region.

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 2 £494 - 1
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec

Senior 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Jetty
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Extranet
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) RUP
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (9.09%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Actimize
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
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