The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.38% 5.56% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 5.79% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £419 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
261 190 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.55% 95.96% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 129 71
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £165
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 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +64.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.41 £10.00 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

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 22 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (8.70%) Selenium
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 2 (8.70%) DB2
7 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
8 1 (4.35%) vSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.35%) Documentum
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) CICS
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) Blog
1 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) CentOS
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) BDD
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) COBOL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
1 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
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