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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.29% 6.05% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 6.53% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Median daily rate £495 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £358 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £566 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
494 398 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.38% 92.56% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 297 144
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 14 (24.14%) Finance
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (18.97%) Banking
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
4 9 (15.52%) Information Security
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) SIEM
6 7 (12.07%) Use Case
6 7 (12.07%) JIRA
6 7 (12.07%) MySQL
6 7 (12.07%) PHP
7 6 (10.34%) CSS
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
7 6 (10.34%) Java
7 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.34%) XML
7 6 (10.34%) OOP
7 6 (10.34%) XHTML
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Ajax
7 6 (10.34%) Content Management
7 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.34%) CMS
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.34%) PHP 5
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Zend
7 6 (10.34%) WordPress

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 6 (10.34%) CMS
1 6 (10.34%) Confluence
1 6 (10.34%) WordPress
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) FileNet
4 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.17%) Skype
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) PBX
4 1 (1.72%) CTI
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) SMTP
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.45%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.17%) Metasploit
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) ERwin
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Ajax
1 6 (10.34%) CSS
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
1 6 (10.34%) XHTML
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) SAML
4 1 (1.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) BYOD
4 1 (1.72%) CESG
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (15.52%) Information Security
2 9 (15.52%) TDD
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) SIEM
4 7 (12.07%) Use Case
5 6 (10.34%) Content Management
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) OOP
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.90%) ETL
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) SDLC
7 3 (5.17%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.17%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PHP
3 6 (10.34%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) PHP 5
4 5 (8.62%) C
5 4 (6.90%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) Jython
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) CISSP
2 2 (3.45%) CISA
2 2 (3.45%) CISM
2 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) COBIT
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) QRadar
2 3 (5.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.17%) Nessus
2 3 (5.17%) Nmap
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Zend
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) IFS
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) Intel
4 2 (3.45%) Platfora
4 2 (3.45%) Polycom
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.72%) Samsung
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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