The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 84 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £435 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.18% +85.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £383 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £487 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Technical 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
1129 937 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.47% 94.74% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 578 475
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Leeds region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP EP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
2 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
2 2 (28.57%) SAP HCM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
1 2 (28.57%) SAP EP
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HCM
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle