The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 30 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.

Support Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £380 £188 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.66% -48.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +15.55% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

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 1255 1697 1541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.79% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 980 810
Median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
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 41 31 50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in Manchester

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in Manchester

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in Manchester

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP

Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HSRP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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