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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 101 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.64% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.67% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £550 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £494 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £65.00
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
1720 1781 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.89% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1027 810
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) RUP
3 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Actimize
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Fraud Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) RUP
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Actimize
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) SAP