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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.47% 5.50% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 5.82% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 26
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£400 £435 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £328 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £548 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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
934 876 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.48% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 19 (26.03%) Finance
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle
5 9 (12.33%) Migration
5 9 (12.33%) SAP IS-U
6 8 (10.96%) SAP HCM
6 8 (10.96%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (10.96%) VMware
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco
7 7 (9.59%) X++
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
8 6 (8.22%) JD Edwards
8 6 (8.22%) Web Services
8 6 (8.22%) OO
8 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.85%) Retail
9 5 (6.85%) CRM
9 5 (6.85%) Windows
9 5 (6.85%) HTML
9 5 (6.85%) ABAP
9 5 (6.85%) NetWeaver
9 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.85%) Smart Meter
10 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.48%) ETL
10 4 (5.48%) SAPscript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) NetWeaver
3 3 (4.11%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) SAP EP
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (10.96%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (10.96%) SAP HCM
3 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.74%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) VoIP
2 2 (2.74%) MPLS
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) IPsec
3 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.74%) OLTP
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (5.48%) BAPI
4 2 (2.74%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) J2EE
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) XMPP
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.74%) Open Source
2 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) AIX
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) Migration
2 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.22%) OO
4 5 (6.85%) CRM
4 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.48%) Data Management
5 4 (5.48%) ETL
6 3 (4.11%) Master Data Management
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) MVC
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.74%) B2B
7 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) X++
2 5 (6.85%) ABAP
3 4 (5.48%) SAPscript
4 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) MCSE
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.74%) MCITP
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) CCNA
2 1 (1.37%) CCA
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
1 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) Xen
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) VMware
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.11%) IBM
7 3 (4.11%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) EMC
7 3 (4.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Veeam
9 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.37%) Lotus
9 1 (1.37%) Adobe
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) Brocade
9 1 (1.37%) Avaya
9 1 (1.37%) Siebel
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