The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wakefield region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.51% 5.00% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 5.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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 £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
Consultant
West 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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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 Wakefield

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Wakefield region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Wakefield region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Consultant Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wakefield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) IBM