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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.81% 7.05% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 7.41% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 10
Median daily rate £445 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
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
580 540 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.00% 95.24% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 384 209
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 29
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 32 £455 -1.62% 1
Doncaster - 1 £200 - 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) Finance
3 12 (18.75%) SIEM
4 11 (17.19%) Banking
4 11 (17.19%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) HTTP
5 10 (15.63%) Firewall
5 10 (15.63%) Use Case
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 8 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
7 8 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (10.94%) Skype
8 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.94%) Nessus
8 7 (10.94%) JIRA
8 7 (10.94%) Metasploit
8 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.94%) Nmap
8 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.38%) Java
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.81%) PHP 5
10 5 (7.81%) Ajax
10 5 (7.81%) Confluence
10 5 (7.81%) Git (software)

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 8 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) WordPress
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) FileNet
5 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) Skype
3 4 (6.25%) PBX
4 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (1.56%) CTI
6 1 (1.56%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) SMTP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
1 7 (10.94%) Metasploit
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Ajax
1 5 (7.81%) CSS
1 5 (7.81%) HTML
1 5 (7.81%) XHTML
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) SAML
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.13%) DataPower
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) VMS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) SIEM
4 10 (15.63%) Use Case
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
6 8 (12.50%) TDD
7 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.81%) Content Management
9 5 (7.81%) Migration
9 5 (7.81%) OOP
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Threat Management
9 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Computer Security
10 4 (6.25%) SDLC
11 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) PHP
3 5 (7.81%) PHP 5
4 4 (6.25%) C
4 4 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Jython
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (1.56%) CISA
3 1 (1.56%) CISM
3 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (10.94%) Nessus
2 7 (10.94%) Nmap
3 5 (7.81%) QRadar
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.13%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Zend
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Polycom
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) IFS
4 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.13%) Platfora
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Intel
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Trend Micro