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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.89% 4.00% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 4.42% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -36.70%
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
364 339 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.54% 90.40% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 178 165
Average daily rate £313 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 39
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -8 6 £475 +26.66% 6
Doncaster - 2 £340 -
Rotherham - - - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) ERP
2 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) F5
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.09%) Websense
6 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (9.09%) Advertising
7 2 (6.06%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) DB2
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) Windows
7 2 (6.06%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (3.03%) Lync
1 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.03%) CICS
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
3 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LSMW
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.03%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ERP
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Logistics
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) COBOL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.03%) VCP4
2 1 (3.03%) NCIE
2 1 (3.03%) CIPD
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Websense
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Teradata
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago