The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 104 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.28% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £74.05
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
1732 1360 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 95.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 799 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.30 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) Google App Engine
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 5 (45.45%) Servlets
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) Jetty
1 5 (45.45%) nginx
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (45.45%) Google App Engine
1 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) IPsec
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
1 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas