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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 46 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.69% 4.35% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 4.60% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 18
Average daily rate
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£423 £458 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £526 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
1077 1022 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.43% 94.63% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 642 344
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 37
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 March 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 31 March 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 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) SAP
3 16 (18.60%) SAS
4 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.12%) Windows
5 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) Oracle
6 11 (12.79%) ETL
7 10 (11.63%) OLAP
7 10 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 10 (11.63%) OLAP Cube
8 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.30%) CRM
9 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
9 8 (9.30%) ITIL
9 8 (9.30%) SAP IS-U
10 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.14%) IBM
11 6 (6.98%) Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
11 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
11 6 (6.98%) HTML
11 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (5.81%) Workflow
12 5 (5.81%) jQuery
12 5 (5.81%) ABAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (18.60%) SAS
2 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.65%) NetWeaver
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.33%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.16%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.16%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.16%) Documentum
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (4.65%) SAP HCM
3 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.33%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.33%) Maximo
5 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.16%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.16%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.16%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
1 3 (3.49%) Intranet
1 3 (3.49%) NAS
2 2 (2.33%) CTI
3 1 (1.16%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.16%) 3G
3 1 (1.16%) 2G
3 1 (1.16%) RNC
3 1 (1.16%) HSPA
3 1 (1.16%) LTE
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) GPRS
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) OLAP
1 10 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 10 (11.63%) OLAP Cube
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.16%) Essbase
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.16%) Redis
6 1 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) AnthillPro
3 1 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Publishing
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Billing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) HTML
2 5 (5.81%) jQuery
3 4 (4.65%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
4 3 (3.49%) JSR 170
5 2 (2.33%) WCF
5 2 (2.33%) JSON
5 2 (2.33%) SOAP
5 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (1.16%) mod_rewrite
6 1 (1.16%) mod_proxy
6 1 (1.16%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.16%) BAPI
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) GIS
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) IVR
3 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) ETL
2 8 (9.30%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) CRM
3 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.98%) Migration
4 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (5.81%) Workflow
6 4 (4.65%) OO
6 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.49%) MVC
7 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Software Licensing
7 3 (3.49%) TDD
8 2 (2.33%) Information Security
8 2 (2.33%) DevOps
8 2 (2.33%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.81%) ABAP
4 4 (4.65%) SAPscript
4 4 (4.65%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) CISSP
1 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (3.49%) GIAC
1 3 (3.49%) CEH
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) CISM
3 1 (1.16%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
1 3 (3.49%) SCOM
2 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) SAP
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) IBM
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) Adobe
7 3 (3.49%) Symantec
7 3 (3.49%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Trillium
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya
9 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.16%) Lotus
9 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.16%) OpenText
9 1 (1.16%) Sun
9 1 (1.16%) Unica
9 1 (1.16%) Actix
9 1 (1.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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