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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 82 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£650 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £537 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+160.82% -
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
1311 1068 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.58% 92.47% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 558 580
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 82
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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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 - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Senior Consultant
North West

Senior Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) GxP
4 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) French Language
4 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (10.00%) SAP LE
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP LE
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP