Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Consultant
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 0.98% 4.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Salford median daily rate £388 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.19% - -
Manchester median daily rate £463 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +7.56% -4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester 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 Salford. 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
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 82 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 89.22% 97.62% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 35
Salford median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £176 £205
90th Percentile £559 £475 £448
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Salford median hourly rate £12.17 £15.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.90% +10.33% -30.73%
10th Percentile £10.95 £13.31 £9.82
90th Percentile £15.13 £22.80 £17.56
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%

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 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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft