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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 47 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 63 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.78% 3.49% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.76% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £346 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £504 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Oracle
3 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) Finance
5 20 (17.24%) UNIX
6 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
7 18 (15.52%) ITIL
7 18 (15.52%) VMware
8 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (13.79%) XML
10 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.93%) Linux
10 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (11.21%) PL/SQL
12 12 (10.34%) IIS
12 12 (10.34%) Web Services
13 11 (9.48%) SAP
13 11 (9.48%) CRM
13 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database
14 10 (8.62%) HP
14 10 (8.62%) Migration
15 9 (7.76%) Firewall
15 9 (7.76%) SOAP
15 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
15 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
15 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (6.90%) Inmon Methodology
16 8 (6.90%) SAS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (10.34%) IIS
2 8 (6.90%) SAS
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Documentum
5 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.72%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.86%) assyst
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.86%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) SAN
4 2 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.86%) SSL
5 1 (0.86%) LDAP
5 1 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) WAN
5 1 (0.86%) CTI
5 1 (0.86%) Network Security
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.31%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.31%) Impala
5 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.45%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.59%) Xcelsius
6 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.86%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.45%) Subversion
2 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) ERwin
3 1 (0.86%) Selenium
3 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Banking
2 3 (2.59%) Retail
2 3 (2.59%) Billing
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) XML
2 12 (10.34%) Web Services
3 9 (7.76%) SOAP
4 7 (6.03%) WSDL
4 7 (6.03%) XSLT
5 5 (4.31%) Middleware
5 5 (4.31%) .NET
6 4 (3.45%) REST
7 3 (2.59%) jQuery
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.59%) XSD
7 3 (2.59%) JMS
7 3 (2.59%) WSRP
8 2 (1.72%) HTML
8 2 (1.72%) J2EE
9 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.86%) CSS
9 1 (0.86%) WCF
9 1 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.86%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.03%) CMDB
2 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) GIS
6 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) UNIX
3 15 (12.93%) Linux
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.31%) Windows NT
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.31%) Solaris
7 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.72%) AIX
10 1 (0.86%) HPUX
10 1 (0.86%) SUSE
10 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.52%) ITIL
2 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (9.48%) CRM
4 10 (8.62%) Migration
5 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.90%) Inmon Methodology
6 7 (6.03%) Line Management
6 7 (6.03%) Six Sigma
6 7 (6.03%) ETL
6 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.31%) Project Management
7 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.31%) Database Tuning
8 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.45%) SOA
8 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.59%) BPEL
9 3 (2.59%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.17%) Perl
4 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.31%) Jython
5 5 (4.31%) VBScript
6 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) C#
7 2 (1.72%) Java
8 1 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) ABAP
8 1 (0.86%) Python
8 1 (0.86%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.59%) MCITP
4 3 (2.59%) MCSE
5 2 (1.72%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (0.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
1 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) COBIT
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.45%) SRDF
3 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.86%) vMotion
5 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Oracle
2 18 (15.52%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.48%) SAP
5 10 (8.62%) HP
6 7 (6.03%) EMC
7 6 (5.17%) Remedy
8 5 (4.31%) Cisco
8 5 (4.31%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.45%) Brocade
9 4 (3.45%) NetApp
10 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.72%) Informatica
11 2 (1.72%) Lotus
11 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.86%) F5
12 1 (0.86%) Splunk
12 1 (0.86%) Teradata
12 1 (0.86%) Google
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