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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 53 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 41 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.88% 3.16% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.36% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 30
Average daily rate £450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £333 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £535 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+125.00% +1.01%
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
1353 1071 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.01% 94.11% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 760 576
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.53 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) SAP
3 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.64%) VMware
5 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
6 10 (11.36%) ITIL
6 10 (11.36%) Windows
6 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
7 9 (10.23%) Middleware
7 9 (10.23%) Banking
8 8 (9.09%) Migration
8 8 (9.09%) CRM
9 7 (7.95%) SOA
9 7 (7.95%) Linux
9 7 (7.95%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (7.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
10 6 (6.82%) Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.82%) Unix
10 6 (6.82%) .NET
10 6 (6.82%) SQL
10 6 (6.82%) IBM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (6.82%) SAS
2 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.27%) nginx
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Confluence
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.14%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) MS Project
5 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.55%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) LAN
1 5 (5.68%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.14%) 3G
5 1 (1.14%) 4G
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.14%) VLAN
5 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (4.55%) SAS EBI
2 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (3.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) Impala
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.27%) GitLab
3 2 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) Middleware
2 6 (6.82%) .NET
3 5 (5.68%) XSLT
4 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 4 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (3.41%) JMS
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.41%) REST
5 3 (3.41%) SOAP
5 3 (3.41%) WSDL
5 3 (3.41%) WSRP
5 3 (3.41%) XSD
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) EDI
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.55%) Replication
4 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) CESG
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Robotics
6 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) CentOS
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL
4 8 (9.09%) CRM
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) Integration Testing
5 7 (7.95%) SOA
6 6 (6.82%) Analytics
6 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
6 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
6 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.68%) Change Control
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
7 5 (5.68%) Coaching
7 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.68%) OO
7 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) Java
3 4 (4.55%) ABAP
3 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) CISSP
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) CISA
5 3 (3.41%) CISM
5 3 (3.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) CISMP
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) CLAS
7 1 (1.14%) GIAC
7 1 (1.14%) SAS Certification
7 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) SRDF
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) Docker
5 1 (1.14%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
1 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.27%) Nagios
3 2 (2.27%) Opsview
4 1 (1.14%) Ansible
4 1 (1.14%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) SAP
3 12 (13.64%) VMware
4 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.82%) IBM
6 5 (5.68%) NetApp
7 4 (4.55%) Brocade
7 4 (4.55%) EMC
7 4 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (3.41%) Lotus
8 3 (3.41%) RightScale
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix
9 2 (2.27%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.14%) Capita
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco
10 1 (1.14%) Google
10 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.14%) Teradata
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Rate: Unspecified Daily rate dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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