The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.13% 1.50% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 1.60% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£444 £538 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 125 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.23% 93.98% 87.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 89 89
Average daily rate £400 £340 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £10.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Halifax region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) SAS
2 10 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) OLAP
5 7 (46.67%) OLAP Cube
5 7 (46.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) Intranet
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) Content Management
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
9 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
9 1 (6.67%) Time Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (53.33%) OLAP
3 7 (46.67%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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