Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 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.

Technical Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 159 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.085% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.090% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Manchester median daily rate £700 £553 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.70% +16.32% +5.56%
North West median daily rate £300 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -40.00% +14.29% +2.94%
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 2797 3351 3569
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.39% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 2143 2062
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% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Manchester

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Manchester

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Essbase
2 1 (25.00%) SAP EP
2 1 (25.00%) HFM
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Technical 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SAP EP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) HFM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca
1 1 (25.00%) Essbase
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP