The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 53 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 50 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.40% 4.07% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.30% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 18
Median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
1417 1629 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.39% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 1155 650
Median daily rate £400 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 25 (21.74%) SAP
3 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (13.91%) Oracle
6 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.17%) Project Management
7 14 (12.17%) Linux
7 14 (12.17%) SAP IS-U
8 13 (11.30%) SQL
9 12 (10.43%) CRM
9 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
10 11 (9.57%) Business Process Mapping
10 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.57%) Windows
10 11 (9.57%) Middleware
10 11 (9.57%) Banking
11 9 (7.83%) Change Management
11 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (7.83%) Unix
11 9 (7.83%) VMware
11 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.96%) Degree
12 8 (6.96%) Migration
12 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
12 8 (6.96%) ERP
12 8 (6.96%) ABAP
12 8 (6.96%) C

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) SAS
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Office
1 7 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.35%) MS Project
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.48%) SPSS
5 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (6.09%) SAP CRM
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.61%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (2.61%) Maximo
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.61%) SSH
2 3 (2.61%) TACACS
3 2 (1.74%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.74%) INAP
3 2 (1.74%) ISUP
3 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.74%) LDAP
3 2 (1.74%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.87%) DMZ
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) FTP
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.87%) SMTP
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.87%) Power BI
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.74%) Selenium
2 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.87%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Billing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) Middleware
2 3 (2.61%) CSS
2 3 (2.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.74%) Ajax
3 2 (1.74%) ebXML
3 2 (1.74%) LAMP
3 2 (1.74%) REST
3 2 (1.74%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.74%) SOAP
3 2 (1.74%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) .NET
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.87%) SAML
4 1 (0.87%) WAP
4 1 (0.87%) WSDL
4 1 (0.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.35%) Statistics
4 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.48%) Economics
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Physics
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) CESG
7 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) Unix
4 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) AIX
7 1 (0.87%) HPUX
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.17%) Project Management
4 12 (10.43%) CRM
5 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.57%) Business Process Mapping
6 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.83%) Change Management
7 8 (6.96%) Conflict Management
7 8 (6.96%) ERP
7 8 (6.96%) Migration
7 8 (6.96%) People Management
8 7 (6.09%) ITIL
8 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.35%) Information Architecture
9 5 (4.35%) Information Security
9 5 (4.35%) Open Source
9 5 (4.35%) Service Management
9 5 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) ABAP
2 8 (6.96%) C
2 8 (6.96%) Java
3 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.35%) Python
5 4 (3.48%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) R
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) VBA
7 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.74%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) CISSP
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) CISM
5 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.74%) RHCE
6 1 (0.87%) CISA
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) PhD
6 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.74%) COBIT
4 2 (1.74%) HL7
5 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Puppet
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Packer
4 1 (0.87%) Piwik
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) SAP
2 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) VMware
4 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) Cognos
5 3 (2.61%) IBM
5 3 (2.61%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
6 2 (1.74%) Huawei
6 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.87%) BMC
7 1 (0.87%) Brocade
7 1 (0.87%) F5
7 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter
7 1 (0.87%) Veritas
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