The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.87% 4.59% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 5.00% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
297 280 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.59% 91.80% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 170 134
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.18 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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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 5 £450 -1.36% 4
Rotherham - 1 £500 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) Billing
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.00%) SQR
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Solaris
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Information Management
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) EAI
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Data Security
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQR
2 1 (4.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) COBOL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) MCTS
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.00%) NCDA
1 1 (4.00%) NCIE
1 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
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