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 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
Consultant
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 26 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.86% 3.76% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 3.90% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate
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£445 £350 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
357 205 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.20% 96.24% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 130 141
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
3 11 (26.19%) SAP
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) Apache
6 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 7 (16.67%) IIS
6 7 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (16.67%) Puppet
7 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 6 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Jetty
7 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (14.29%) Google App Engine
7 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (14.29%) Open Source
7 6 (14.29%) nginx
7 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (14.29%) IPsec
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
1 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) Jetty
2 6 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Documentum
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP SD
2 3 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.38%) BASE24
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) FTP
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) IPsec
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) ATM
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) J2EE
2 6 (14.29%) Servlets
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) MDX
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 2 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (14.29%) DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 4 (9.52%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) JCL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCIE
1 1 (2.38%) CCNP
1 1 (2.38%) CCDP
1 1 (2.38%) CISSP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Xen
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) vCloud
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) SAP
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Google
5 4 (9.52%) CA
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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