The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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.

Technical Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £700 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.70% -12.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 1279 1676 1442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.63% 94.85% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 993 846
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 62
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 25 June 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 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) SAP EP
1 1 (20.00%) HFM
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Endeca
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exalytics

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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SAP EP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HFM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Endeca
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exalytics
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas