The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Data Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 92 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.49% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.52% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £388 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Manchester

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in Manchester

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Data 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 Data Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) ETL

Data 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ariba
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP