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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 96 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.087% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.094% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £525 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% +50.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
1418 1065 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.96% 93.01% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 749 433
Average daily rate £350 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 28
Average hourly rate £13.30 £13.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -40.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £12.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) vCloud
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) WSDL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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