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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 57 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 43 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.17% 3.20% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.45% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £349 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 16 (19.28%) SAP
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) Finance
3 14 (16.87%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) CRM
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.46%) Windows
6 11 (13.25%) SAS
7 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
7 9 (10.84%) Migration
8 8 (9.64%) SAP IS-U
8 8 (9.64%) ETL
9 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
10 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
10 6 (7.23%) OLAP
10 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.23%) UNIX
10 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (7.23%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (6.02%) HP
11 5 (6.02%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) Linux
12 4 (4.82%) ERP
12 4 (4.82%) IBM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.25%) SAS
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.41%) Documentum
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.20%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.41%) Maximo
4 2 (2.41%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.41%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.20%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.20%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.20%) Unica
5 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) CTI
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.23%) OLAP
1 6 (7.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 6 (7.23%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.20%) Essbase
4 1 (1.20%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) ERwin
2 1 (1.20%) Ant
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Billing
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) jQuery
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) J2EE
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) SOAP
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) WCF
3 2 (2.41%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) Spring
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.20%) BAPI
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Reference Data
1 3 (3.61%) User Experience
1 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) CMDB
2 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.20%) PKI
3 1 (1.20%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.20%) IVR
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) UNIX
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) CRM
2 9 (10.84%) Migration
3 8 (9.64%) ETL
4 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.02%) ITIL
6 4 (4.82%) ERP
6 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Data Management
7 3 (3.61%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Information Security
7 3 (3.61%) OO
8 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.41%) MVC
8 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.41%) Workflow
8 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.61%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) ABAP
5 2 (2.41%) Jython
5 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.61%) CISSP
2 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.41%) GIAC
2 2 (2.41%) CEH
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) CISM
3 1 (1.20%) CCDP
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) vCloud
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) SAP
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) IBM
6 3 (3.61%) VMware
6 3 (3.61%) Trillium
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Remedy
8 1 (1.20%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.20%) OpenText
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) Sun
8 1 (1.20%) Avaya
8 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.20%) Lotus
8 1 (1.20%) Cognos
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