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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 90 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.21% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£278 £510 £492
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £500 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £519 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
1549 934 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 92.38% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 605 479
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
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 46 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 13 (81.25%) VMware
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) IIS
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) Internet
7 6 (37.50%) SOAP
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) XSLT
8 5 (31.25%) WSDL
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
9 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (25.00%) Solaris
9 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) MySQL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) WSDL
4 5 (31.25%) XSLT
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) WSRP
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) XSD
7 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
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