The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 86 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
Technical 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
1523 1192 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.14% 92.91% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 624 413
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Manchester region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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 - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
North West

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Intranet
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (7.14%) Agresso
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) User Stories
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) EAI
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) X++
3 1 (7.14%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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