The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £443 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1064 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 93.50% 90.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 530 618
Average daily rate £330 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Solutions Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) PLM
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) PLM
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP