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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 64 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.85% 3.43% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.68% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £531 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% -4.11%
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
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (20.00%) SAP
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) SAS
3 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) Windows
4 10 (12.50%) ETL
5 9 (11.25%) CRM
5 9 (11.25%) OLAP
5 9 (11.25%) Migration
5 9 (11.25%) OLAP Cube
5 9 (11.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
6 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.00%) jQuery
10 4 (5.00%) Billing
10 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (5.00%) User Experience
10 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.00%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (17.50%) SAS
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Documentum
6 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.25%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.50%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.50%) Maximo
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.25%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.25%) Unica
4 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.25%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Intranet
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) CTI
3 1 (1.25%) 3G
3 1 (1.25%) 2G
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.25%) GPRS
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) HSPA
3 1 (1.25%) LTE
3 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.25%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) OLAP
1 9 (11.25%) OLAP Cube
1 9 (11.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.25%) Essbase
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Ant
2 1 (1.25%) AnthillPro
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Billing
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) jQuery
2 3 (3.75%) CSS
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) J2EE
3 2 (2.50%) JSON
3 2 (2.50%) WCF
3 2 (2.50%) REST
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) SOAP
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.25%) BAPI
4 1 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) Spring
4 1 (1.25%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
2 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.25%) GIS
3 1 (1.25%) IVR
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.50%) ETL
2 9 (11.25%) CRM
2 9 (11.25%) Migration
3 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL
5 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.00%) ERP
5 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Workflow
6 3 (3.75%) OO
7 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.50%) Data Management
7 2 (2.50%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.50%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.50%) Information Security
7 2 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
5 1 (1.25%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.50%) CEH
2 2 (2.50%) CISSP
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) GIAC
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.25%) vMotion
2 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) SAP
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) Trillium
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) OpenText
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Sun
6 1 (1.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.25%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.25%) Actix
6 1 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago