Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £254 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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.

Consultant
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.08% 2.34% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.38% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Salford median daily rate £254 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.29% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £219 £413 £130
90th Percentile £361 £564 £555
Manchester median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 125 126 75
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 98.44% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 58
Salford median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £159 £313 £186
90th Percentile £600 £623 £470
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 4 7
Salford median hourly rate £20.00 £14.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% -1.40% +43.53%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.89 £12.89
90th Percentile £31.23 £15.34 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +16.20% -11.76% +21.43%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Salford over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Salford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Salford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) logstash
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Kibana
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) GPG13
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware