The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 40 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.83% 4.38% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 4.59% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £488 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £367 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Consultant
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
421 305 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.82% 95.31% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 197 136
Median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Sheffield region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Sheffield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
3 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (18.18%) ISO27005
4 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 6 (18.18%) RMADS
4 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.12%) nginx
6 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
6 4 (12.12%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) HTTP
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 3 (9.09%) Finance
7 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (12.12%) nginx
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Jetty
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.06%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) FTP
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) IPsec
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) RIP
4 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
2 2 (6.06%) GitLab
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) COM
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) iSeries
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
2 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
2 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Coaching
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) Fund Management
6 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (6.06%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) GCIH
1 2 (6.06%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) ISO27005
2 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Flume
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Opsview
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Hortonworks
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Genesys
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau