Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Business Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 159 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.085% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.090% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Manchester median daily rate £475 £575 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +29.58% -
10th Percentile £463 £538 £350
90th Percentile £488 £613 £491
North West median daily rate £475 £375 £419
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.45% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2758 3333 3596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.39% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 2129 2082
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £239 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 141
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Business Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Manchester

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in Manchester

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Business 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 Manchester region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP