The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 42 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.90% 4.05% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 4.35% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Median daily rate £375 £410 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £575 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +87.75%

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
504 483 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.30% 93.24% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 322 190
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 23
Median hourly rate £18.88 £13.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.19% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 10 £400 -2.43% 4
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
3 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
3 11 (19.30%) Skype
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) PBX
4 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
5 7 (12.28%) Office 365
5 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (12.28%) Polycom
5 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
5 7 (12.28%) MySQL
5 7 (12.28%) TDD
6 6 (10.53%) Banking
6 6 (10.53%) Content Management
6 6 (10.53%) Ajax
6 6 (10.53%) CMS
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.53%) CSS
6 6 (10.53%) XML
6 6 (10.53%) OOP
6 6 (10.53%) XHTML
6 6 (10.53%) ETL
6 6 (10.53%) PHP 5

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 6 (10.53%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) WordPress
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Skype
2 8 (14.04%) PBX
3 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) Intranet
4 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) ERwin
2 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
1 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Billing
3 2 (3.51%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Ajax
1 6 (10.53%) CSS
1 6 (10.53%) HTML
1 6 (10.53%) XHTML
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.51%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) BYOD
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) AIX
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
2 7 (12.28%) TDD
3 6 (10.53%) Content Management
3 6 (10.53%) ETL
3 6 (10.53%) OOP
3 6 (10.53%) Scrum
3 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Information Security
4 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 5 (8.77%) SIEM
4 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Use Case
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) PHP 5
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CISA
3 2 (3.51%) CISM
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) COBIT
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 3 (5.26%) QRadar
2 1 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) Nmap
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Polycom
3 6 (10.53%) Zend
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Intel
6 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.75%) Samsung
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
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