The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank - 98 95
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.45% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.47% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.22

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 1256 1697 1545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.54% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 982 808
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Billing
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) Informatica
5 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) F#
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) F#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft