The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.29% 2.87% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 3.04% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
Average daily rate
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£424 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £535 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
Consultant
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 296 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 91.23% 94.27% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 169 175
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 37
Average hourly rate £13.46 £20.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.70% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.45 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 18 £424 -5.88% 3
Doncaster - 9 £433 -
Rotherham 0 4 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (28.57%) SAP
2 15 (26.79%) Finance
3 14 (25.00%) Migration
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.43%) SQL
6 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
7 10 (17.86%) Oracle
8 9 (16.07%) UNIX
8 9 (16.07%) Mainframe
8 9 (16.07%) NetApp
8 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
9 8 (14.29%) VMware
9 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (12.50%) SAN
10 7 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (12.50%) NAS
11 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (10.71%) Linux
12 5 (8.93%) .NET
12 5 (8.93%) NFS
12 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.93%) Brocade
12 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Revenue Management
12 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (7.14%) BDD
13 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
13 4 (7.14%) CA

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (7.14%) Apache
1 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.14%) Tuxedo
1 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Documentum
3 1 (1.79%) CICS
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.36%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.57%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.79%) BASE24
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) SAN
1 7 (12.50%) NAS
2 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) ATM
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) OLAP
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
1 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) MDX
2 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mainframe
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.57%) Blog
2 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) UNIX
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (8.93%) Revenue Management
4 4 (7.14%) BDD
4 4 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Web Development
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) TDD
6 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) JCL
3 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) COBOL
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) CCIE
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) CCDP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) NFS
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
2 2 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SnapMirror
1 3 (5.36%) SnapVault
2 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) SAP
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) NetApp
5 8 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (8.93%) Brocade
7 4 (7.14%) CA
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
9 1 (1.79%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk