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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Rank 24 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 67 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.19% 2.42% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 2.55% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 31
Median daily rate £513 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £595 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +85.85%

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
1032 1372 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.38% 95.01% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 926 740
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.26 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) SAP
3 20 (16.81%) ERP
4 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.76%) Billing
6 13 (10.92%) Workflow
7 12 (10.08%) VMware
7 12 (10.08%) CRM
7 12 (10.08%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.24%) SAP IS-U
8 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
8 11 (9.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (8.40%) Migration
9 10 (8.40%) Project Management
10 9 (7.56%) Banking
10 9 (7.56%) Marketing
10 9 (7.56%) Information Architecture
10 9 (7.56%) Office 365
10 9 (7.56%) Middleware
10 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
10 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
10 9 (7.56%) SQL
10 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
11 8 (6.72%) HTML
11 8 (6.72%) MS Office
11 8 (6.72%) Windows

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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
1 11 (9.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.68%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.36%) MS Project
5 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (9.24%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (5.04%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.84%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Firewall
2 4 (3.36%) DNS
3 3 (2.52%) LAN
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.68%) DHCP
4 2 (1.68%) FCoE
4 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) LDAP
4 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.68%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) DB2
2 7 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) Power BI
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.84%) Big Data
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.52%) JIRA
1 3 (2.52%) Selenium
2 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.68%) Maven
2 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) GoCD
3 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Billing
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Marketing
4 7 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (2.52%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Middleware
2 8 (6.72%) HTML
3 7 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
3 7 (5.88%) SAPUI5
4 6 (5.04%) .NET
5 3 (2.52%) REST
5 3 (2.52%) Web Services
6 2 (1.68%) Ajax
6 2 (1.68%) CSS
6 2 (1.68%) ebXML
6 2 (1.68%) LAMP
6 2 (1.68%) SOAP
6 2 (1.68%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) J2EE
7 1 (0.84%) Mason
7 1 (0.84%) MDX
7 1 (0.84%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 7 (5.88%) Replication
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.68%) PKI
4 2 (1.68%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) IVR
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.52%) Unix
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) HPUX
6 1 (0.84%) Solaris
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.81%) ERP
2 13 (10.92%) Workflow
3 12 (10.08%) CRM
4 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.40%) Migration
5 10 (8.40%) Project Management
6 9 (7.56%) Information Architecture
6 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) ITIL
10 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.36%) ETL
10 4 (3.36%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.36%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.36%) Scrum
10 4 (3.36%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) ABAP
2 6 (5.04%) Java
3 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.36%) Python
4 3 (2.52%) PHP
4 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.68%) C
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) C++
5 2 (1.68%) Ruby
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.68%) VBScript
6 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) CCNP
2 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) MCSE
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.68%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (1.68%) PCI QSA
4 2 (1.68%) RHCE
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) HL7
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.84%) Firmware
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) vRealize
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) SAP
2 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.08%) VMware
4 6 (5.04%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (5.04%) IBM
5 4 (3.36%) Brocade
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle
6 3 (2.52%) F5
6 3 (2.52%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Dell
7 2 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.68%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.68%) Sybase
7 2 (1.68%) Tableau