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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 43 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.04% 4.87% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 5.14% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £528 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 28 January 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 17 (21.25%) SAP
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.50%) SAS
4 13 (16.25%) ETL
5 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (12.50%) OLAP
5 10 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (11.25%) SQL
6 9 (11.25%) Windows
6 9 (11.25%) NetWeaver
7 8 (10.00%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) HTML
7 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (10.00%) SAP HCM
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) IBM
9 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (6.25%) Workflow
10 5 (6.25%) ABAP
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.25%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (11.25%) NetWeaver
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.00%) SAP EP
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) Documentum
7 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SAP HCM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (2.50%) Maximo
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.25%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.25%) SAP LE
4 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) NAS
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (1.25%) HSPA
4 1 (1.25%) LTE
4 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.25%) RNC
4 1 (1.25%) GPRS
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) 2G
4 1 (1.25%) 3G
4 1 (1.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) OLAP
1 10 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 10 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) AnthillPro
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Publishing
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) JSR 170
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) WCF
4 1 (1.25%) JSON
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) J2EE
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.25%) PKI
2 1 (1.25%) Clustering
2 1 (1.25%) IVR
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ETL
2 8 (10.00%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
4 5 (6.25%) Workflow
4 5 (6.25%) CRM
4 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.25%) ERP
4 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.75%) Software Licensing
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.75%) Information Security
6 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.50%) DevOps
8 1 (1.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.25%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (1.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) ABAP
3 4 (5.00%) SAPscript
3 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.50%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) C++
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) GIAC
1 4 (5.00%) CISSP
1 4 (5.00%) CEH
2 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) CISM
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
1 4 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) SAP
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) IBM
4 5 (6.25%) EMC
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 5 (6.25%) Symantec
5 4 (5.00%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) Lotus
6 2 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.25%) Actix
7 1 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.25%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.25%) Open Text
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Epicor
7 1 (1.25%) Mapinfo
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month contract initially
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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