The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 10 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.00% 6.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
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 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40 15 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 100.00% 93.75% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 17
Median daily rate £375 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.92 £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.71% +299.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bolton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Bolton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bolton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Bolton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bolton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Gradle
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
5 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) IronPort
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort
2 1 (20.00%) RightFax
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow