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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 95 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% - 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1744 1243 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.57% 94.96% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 741 568
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 86
Average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) IPsec
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) Servlets
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) FTP
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Google
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Jetty
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (50.00%) nginx
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Puppet

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (50.00%) Jetty
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) FTP
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) J2EE
1 7 (50.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
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