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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 71 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.68% 3.03% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 3.21% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 28
Median daily rate £482 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
- +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
1452 1248 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.78% 94.40% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 834 743
Median daily rate £410 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 36
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) SAP
3 22 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.51%) CRM
6 15 (13.51%) SAP IS-U
6 15 (13.51%) Data Centre
7 14 (12.61%) Banking
7 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
8 13 (11.71%) Oracle
8 13 (11.71%) Project Management
9 12 (10.81%) VMware
10 11 (9.91%) Change Management
11 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
11 9 (8.11%) MS Office
12 8 (7.21%) ABAP
12 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
12 8 (7.21%) Windows
12 8 (7.21%) ERP
12 8 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Analytics
12 8 (7.21%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (7.21%) Conflict Management
13 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 7 (6.31%) Integration Testing
13 7 (6.31%) Use Case
13 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint

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 6 (5.41%) SAS
2 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.80%) nginx
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.50%) MS Project
5 4 (3.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (13.51%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (5.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (2.70%) Maximo
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.90%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.90%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Office 365
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.80%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (1.80%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
1 3 (2.70%) SSH
1 3 (2.70%) TACACS
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.90%) 3G
3 1 (0.90%) 4G
3 1 (0.90%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.90%) DMZ
3 1 (0.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) INAP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.90%) ISUP
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.80%) GitLab
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) Maven
2 2 (1.80%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.90%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.50%) Billing
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Local Government
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) EDI
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.90%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) WSDL
3 1 (0.90%) XSD
3 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.50%) Statistics
4 4 (3.60%) Economics
4 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Physics
6 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.90%) Robotics
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) CentOS
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.51%) CRM
5 13 (11.71%) Project Management
6 11 (9.91%) Change Management
7 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.21%) Analytics
8 8 (7.21%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (7.21%) Conflict Management
8 8 (7.21%) ERP
8 8 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.31%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 7 (6.31%) Use Case
10 6 (5.41%) Service Management
11 5 (4.50%) Coaching
11 5 (4.50%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (4.50%) People Management
11 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) ABAP
2 6 (5.41%) SQL
3 4 (3.60%) C
4 3 (2.70%) Java
4 3 (2.70%) VBA
5 2 (1.80%) C#
5 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) R
6 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) CISSP
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) CISM
2 4 (3.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.70%) CISA
3 3 (2.70%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) CISMP
4 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.90%) CLAS
5 1 (0.90%) GIAC
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
5 1 (0.90%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) Docker
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 2 (1.80%) Nagios
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Opsview
3 1 (0.90%) logstash
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Piwik
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) SAP
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle
4 12 (10.81%) VMware
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Cognos
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
8 1 (0.90%) Apple
8 1 (0.90%) Brocade
8 1 (0.90%) Capita
8 1 (0.90%) F5
8 1 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.90%) Huawei
8 1 (0.90%) NetApp
8 1 (0.90%) Twitter
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas