The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 44 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.69% 3.20% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 3.44% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £509 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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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
1497 988 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.12% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 674 443
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (26.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.00%) Finance
3 21 (21.00%) Oracle
4 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (16.00%) UNIX
5 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.00%) ITIL
7 14 (14.00%) SAP
7 14 (14.00%) VMware
8 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.00%) CRM
9 12 (12.00%) Linux
9 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (11.00%) IIS
10 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
11 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.00%) XML
12 9 (9.00%) Web Services
12 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.00%) Firewall
13 8 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
13 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
14 7 (7.00%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (7.00%) CMDB
14 7 (7.00%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (7.00%) Internet

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) SAS
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.00%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.00%) Documentum
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (7.00%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.00%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.00%) Unica
4 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (1.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) CTI
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.00%) Xcelsius
5 2 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.00%) Essbase
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.00%) ERwin
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Maven
2 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
2 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) XML
2 9 (9.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
4 5 (5.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) WSDL
5 4 (4.00%) jQuery
6 3 (3.00%) J2EE
6 3 (3.00%) HTML
7 2 (2.00%) CSS
7 2 (2.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.00%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (1.00%) BAPI
8 1 (1.00%) Spring
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
8 1 (1.00%) WCF
8 1 (1.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) CMDB
3 5 (5.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) FMCG
5 2 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.00%) GIS
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) UNIX
3 12 (12.00%) Linux
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (1.00%) HPUX
8 1 (1.00%) SUSE
8 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (12.00%) CRM
4 8 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.00%) ETL
6 6 (6.00%) Migration
7 5 (5.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.00%) OO
9 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.00%) ITSM
9 3 (3.00%) Data Management
9 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.00%) Data Governance
10 2 (2.00%) TDD
10 2 (2.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.00%) Perl
5 5 (5.00%) VBScript
5 5 (5.00%) Jython
6 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.00%) Java
7 2 (2.00%) C#
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) ABAP
8 1 (1.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.00%) MCITP
2 2 (2.00%) MCSE
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) CCDP
3 1 (1.00%) CISSP
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
1 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) COBIT
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.00%) vSphere
3 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.00%) VMware
3 14 (14.00%) SAP
4 6 (6.00%) HP
4 6 (6.00%) Remedy
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.00%) Trillium
7 2 (2.00%) Informatica
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) EMC
7 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.00%) Avaya
8 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos
8 1 (1.00%) Sun
8 1 (1.00%) Splunk
8 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
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