The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.24% 5.39% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 5.71% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.20% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £547 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
983 840 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.53% 94.28% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 449 632
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
West Yorkshire

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 July 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 July 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 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) SAP
3 15 (20.83%) Oracle
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (9.72%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.72%) X++
6 7 (9.72%) Cisco
6 7 (9.72%) VMware
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
7 6 (8.33%) OO
8 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 5 (6.94%) Windows
8 5 (6.94%) Web Services
8 5 (6.94%) ABAP
8 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
8 5 (6.94%) Billing
8 5 (6.94%) Data Management
8 5 (6.94%) Retail
9 4 (5.56%) BAPI
9 4 (5.56%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
9 4 (5.56%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) Lync
4 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (9.72%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.17%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.78%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.39%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.39%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 2 (2.78%) IPsec
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) VoIP
3 2 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.39%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.78%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.39%) OLAP
4 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.39%) OLTP
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Czech Language
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) BAPI
3 3 (4.17%) J2EE
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) XML
3 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) Ajax
4 2 (2.78%) XMPP
5 1 (1.39%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.39%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) AIX
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) Migration
2 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.33%) OO
4 5 (6.94%) CRM
4 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.94%) Data Management
4 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.56%) Master Data Management
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) MVC
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) TDD
6 3 (4.17%) EAI
6 3 (4.17%) SOA
6 3 (4.17%) ETL
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) X++
2 5 (6.94%) ABAP
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) SAPscript
4 3 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) C
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) CCA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
2 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) SAP
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Siebel
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) EMC
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Cognos
7 2 (2.78%) NetApp
7 2 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (1.39%) Brocade
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.39%) Avaya
8 1 (1.39%) Informatica
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