The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 94 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.44% 2.60% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 2.78% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £515 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1958 1580 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.49% 93.33% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1027 718
Average daily rate £350 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 61
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Leeds +13 63 £400 - 16
Halifax +8 13 £463 +4.22%
Bradford -8 8 £313 -30.55% 4
Wakefield - 2 £400 - 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 42 (25.61%) Finance
2 31 (18.90%) Windows
3 29 (17.68%) Oracle
4 28 (17.07%) SQL
5 27 (16.46%) SAS
6 25 (15.24%) ETL
7 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.41%) UNIX
9 21 (12.80%) SAP
10 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
11 16 (9.76%) ITIL
11 16 (9.76%) CRM
11 16 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 14 (8.54%) OLAP
13 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
13 14 (8.54%) Migration
14 13 (7.93%) VMware
14 13 (7.93%) Linux
15 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
15 12 (7.32%) Retail
15 12 (7.32%) Firewall
15 12 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
16 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
16 11 (6.71%) IIS
17 10 (6.10%) XML
17 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
18 9 (5.49%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 27 (16.46%) SAS
2 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.71%) IIS
4 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.22%) Lync
7 2 (1.22%) Documentum
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) CICS
8 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.61%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (4.27%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.44%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.22%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.22%) Maximo
6 1 (0.61%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.61%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.61%) assyst
6 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) Unica
6 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) Firewall
2 7 (4.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.83%) LDAP
4 2 (1.22%) VoIP
4 2 (1.22%) DNS
4 2 (1.22%) SSL
4 2 (1.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.61%) CTI
5 1 (0.61%) WLAN
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) Broadband
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 14 (8.54%) OLAP
4 12 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.83%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (1.83%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) GitLab
2 1 (0.61%) Ant
2 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.61%) ERwin
2 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.61%) Maven
2 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 42 (25.61%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (3.05%) Billing
4 4 (2.44%) Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) XML
2 8 (4.88%) SOAP
2 8 (4.88%) Web Services
3 6 (3.66%) HTML
4 5 (3.05%) .NET
4 5 (3.05%) J2EE
4 5 (3.05%) jQuery
5 4 (2.44%) CSS
5 4 (2.44%) WSDL
6 2 (1.22%) Middleware
6 2 (1.22%) JSP
6 2 (1.22%) Servlets
6 2 (1.22%) SPML
6 2 (1.22%) MDX
6 2 (1.22%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.61%) WCF
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.61%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.27%) User Experience
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) CMDB
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
4 3 (1.83%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.83%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.22%) FMCG
5 2 (1.22%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.22%) IVR
5 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.22%) Replication
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) VSAM
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) SCADA
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) UNIX
3 13 (7.93%) Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.05%) Windows NT
5 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.44%) AIX
7 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.61%) HPUX
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE
8 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) ETL
2 16 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (9.76%) ITIL
2 16 (9.76%) CRM
3 14 (8.54%) Migration
4 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.49%) Inmon Methodology
6 7 (4.27%) Project Management
7 6 (3.66%) Data Management
7 6 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.44%) Information Management
8 4 (2.44%) TDD
8 4 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 4 (2.44%) Database Tuning
8 4 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.83%) Coaching
9 3 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.83%) OO
9 3 (1.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) SQL
2 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.66%) Perl
5 5 (3.05%) Java
5 5 (3.05%) VBScript
5 5 (3.05%) Jython
6 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.44%) C#
7 2 (1.22%) ABAP
7 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.22%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.61%) JCL
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.05%) CISSP
2 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.83%) MCSE
4 2 (1.22%) CCNA
4 2 (1.22%) CCDP
4 2 (1.22%) GIAC
4 2 (1.22%) CEH
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.22%) MCITP
4 2 (1.22%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) CWNA
5 1 (0.61%) CWSP
5 1 (0.61%) CWAP
5 1 (0.61%) CWNE
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) vSphere
3 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.22%) vCloud
4 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) pfSense
5 1 (0.61%) RACF
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (17.68%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.80%) SAP
4 13 (7.93%) VMware
5 9 (5.49%) HP
6 7 (4.27%) Remedy
6 7 (4.27%) Cisco
7 6 (3.66%) IBM
8 5 (3.05%) Informatica
9 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.83%) Trillium
10 3 (1.83%) Sun
10 3 (1.83%) Avaya
10 3 (1.83%) EMC
10 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.22%) Novell
11 2 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.22%) Sybase
12 1 (0.61%) Cognos
Leeds
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Markets Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £420 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 27 days ago