The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 60 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.94% 3.92% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 4.11% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 16
Median daily rate £450 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1308 1556 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.04% 95.34% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1062 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (23.30%) SAP
2 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (13.59%) SAP IS-U
6 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
7 12 (11.65%) CRM
7 12 (11.65%) Linux
7 12 (11.65%) Oracle
8 11 (10.68%) Business Process Mapping
9 10 (9.71%) Middleware
9 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (9.71%) VMware
10 9 (8.74%) Java
10 9 (8.74%) SQL
10 9 (8.74%) Windows
10 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (7.77%) Office 365
11 8 (7.77%) People Management
11 8 (7.77%) Conflict Management
11 8 (7.77%) Project Management
11 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (7.77%) C
11 8 (7.77%) ABAP
12 7 (6.80%) Migration
12 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.80%) ITIL
12 7 (6.80%) ERP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.97%) SAS
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Office
2 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.88%) MS Project
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (13.59%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (5.83%) SAP CRM
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.91%) Maximo
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.94%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Office 365
3 2 (1.94%) IaaS
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.91%) TACACS
3 2 (1.94%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.94%) INAP
3 2 (1.94%) ISUP
3 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.97%) DNS
4 1 (0.97%) FTP
4 1 (0.97%) Intranet
4 1 (0.97%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.97%) SMTP
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.97%) Power BI
6 1 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium
1 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Billing
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) Middleware
2 3 (2.91%) REST
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) Ajax
3 2 (1.94%) CSS
3 2 (1.94%) ebXML
3 2 (1.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.94%) LAMP
3 2 (1.94%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.94%) SOAP
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) J2EE
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.97%) SAML
4 1 (0.97%) WAP
4 1 (0.97%) WSDL
4 1 (0.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.97%) CESG
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) SCADA
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.97%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.97%) HPUX
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.65%) CRM
4 11 (10.68%) Business Process Mapping
5 8 (7.77%) Conflict Management
5 8 (7.77%) People Management
5 8 (7.77%) Project Management
6 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.80%) ERP
6 7 (6.80%) ITIL
6 7 (6.80%) Migration
7 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.85%) Information Security
8 5 (4.85%) Open Source
8 5 (4.85%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.85%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.88%) DevOps
9 4 (3.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Java
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) ABAP
2 8 (7.77%) C
3 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.83%) Python
4 4 (3.88%) C++
4 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.91%) PHP
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 2 (1.94%) C#
6 2 (1.94%) Perl
6 2 (1.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) CCNP
1 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (3.88%) CISSP
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) MCSE
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (1.94%) CISM
3 2 (1.94%) RHCE
4 1 (0.97%) CISA
4 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.94%) COBIT
3 2 (1.94%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.88%) Puppet
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) logstash
3 1 (0.97%) Packer
3 1 (0.97%) Piwik
3 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) SAP
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle
4 10 (9.71%) VMware
5 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco
7 3 (2.91%) IBM
7 3 (2.91%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.94%) Citrix
8 2 (1.94%) Cognos
8 2 (1.94%) Huawei
8 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
9 1 (0.97%) BMC
9 1 (0.97%) Brocade
9 1 (0.97%) Dell
9 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago