The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Manchester / Salford
Rank 24 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.35% 12.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 13.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.94% 97.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 21
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Salford region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Salford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Unix

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk