The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 28 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.

Consultant
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 2.56% 7.23% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 7.41% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £190 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.80% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +14.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39 81 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 100.00% 97.59% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 369 101
Median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £1,000 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 3 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +140.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £31.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £33.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Stockport

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Stockport

Consultant Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Stockport region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL