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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.41% 3.24% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 3.38% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 7
Average daily rate £410 £456 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.13% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -8.33%
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
468 325 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.79% 95.59% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 204 178
Average daily rate £360 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.76 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +37.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 16 £436 -5.67% 7
Doncaster -4 1 £350 +2.94% 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Information Security
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) .NET
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) FTP
4 13 (23.21%) SSL
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (17.86%) Network Design
8 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (16.07%) Firewall
8 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) Network Security
8 9 (16.07%) Information Assurance
9 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 8 (14.29%) nginx
9 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
9 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.29%) J2EE
9 8 (14.29%) Java
10 7 (12.50%) C#
10 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.50%) Unix
10 7 (12.50%) HTTPS
10 7 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (12.50%) Open Source
11 6 (10.71%) Puppet
11 6 (10.71%) RMADS
11 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (14.29%) nginx
1 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) Jetty
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.71%) Google App Engine
1 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) FTP
1 13 (23.21%) SSL
2 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (16.07%) Network Security
3 7 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 6 (10.71%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 6 (10.71%) HTTP
4 6 (10.71%) IPsec
4 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) RIP
5 1 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) HBase
4 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.57%) GitLab
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) J2EE
3 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.71%) Servlets
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 5 (8.93%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.57%) COM
8 1 (1.79%) Middleware
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) CESG
3 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Information Security
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Network Design
4 9 (16.07%) Information Assurance
4 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 7 (12.50%) Open Source
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Security Auditing
7 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) Korn
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (7.14%) CISSP
2 3 (5.36%) CISM
3 1 (1.79%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) ISO27005
2 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.71%) RMADS
3 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.71%) Xen
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.57%) HDFS
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (3.57%) Nagios
3 2 (3.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Google
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) F5
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Pega
7 1 (1.79%) Cognos
7 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Siebel
7 1 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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