The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 45 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 59 75 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.36% 5.76% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 6.08% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 46
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -17.64%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1632 1233 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.99% 94.77% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 604 878
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 70
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Consultant
Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 38 £450 +6.50% 10
Halifax -8 3 £588 +56.66%
Bradford -12 2 £325 -4.41% 3
Wakefield +2 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 31 (22.79%) Oracle
2 25 (18.38%) Finance
3 23 (16.91%) Migration
4 22 (16.18%) SAP
5 16 (11.76%) Windows
6 15 (11.03%) SQL
6 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.82%) SAP IS-U
7 12 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.09%) Java
8 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.35%) Billing
9 10 (7.35%) Retail
9 10 (7.35%) Cisco
10 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.62%) HTML
10 9 (6.62%) CSS
10 9 (6.62%) Service Management
11 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.88%) HP
11 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (5.15%) IBM
12 7 (5.15%) Web Services
12 7 (5.15%) Banking
12 7 (5.15%) Workflow
13 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (4.41%) VMware
13 6 (4.41%) WebFOCUS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.21%) Mule
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.21%) Lync
4 2 (1.47%) nginx
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) SAP IS-U
1 12 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle SCM
5 3 (2.21%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (2.21%) Wireless
2 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.47%) VPN
3 2 (1.47%) DNS
3 2 (1.47%) SAN
3 2 (1.47%) Internet
3 2 (1.47%) MPLS
3 2 (1.47%) IPsec
3 2 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.74%) WLAN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.74%) Network Security
4 1 (0.74%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.74%) DSL
4 1 (0.74%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.41%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.47%) MySQL
5 2 (1.47%) DTS
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.74%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.47%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.47%) Toad
3 2 (1.47%) JProfiler
3 2 (1.47%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) JMeter
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Retail
2 10 (7.35%) Billing
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Advertising
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) CSS
1 9 (6.62%) HTML
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) XML
3 6 (4.41%) .NET
4 3 (2.21%) EDI
4 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.47%) Middleware
5 2 (1.47%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.47%) Ajax
5 2 (1.47%) XMPP
5 2 (1.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.74%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.74%) WCF
6 1 (0.74%) YAML
6 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) NHS
2 3 (2.21%) Open Source
3 2 (1.47%) FlexPod
3 2 (1.47%) FMCG
3 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.47%) Informatics
4 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.74%) Blog
4 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.74%) IVR
4 1 (0.74%) PKI
4 1 (0.74%) Statistics
4 1 (0.74%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.94%) UNIX
4 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 3 (2.21%) AIX
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) HPUX
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) Migration
2 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.62%) Service Management
5 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.15%) Workflow
7 6 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.68%) Change Control
8 5 (3.68%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.68%) ITSM
8 5 (3.68%) CRM
9 4 (2.94%) ITIL
9 4 (2.94%) Data Modelling
9 4 (2.94%) SOA
9 4 (2.94%) Change Management
9 4 (2.94%) Data Management
9 4 (2.94%) Master Data Management
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.21%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.03%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) Java
3 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.21%) C#
5 3 (2.21%) PHP
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) Perl
6 2 (1.47%) Python
6 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) X++
7 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) MCSE
3 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.47%) MCITP
3 2 (1.47%) CCEE
3 2 (1.47%) CCIA
3 2 (1.47%) NCDA
3 2 (1.47%) NCIE
4 1 (0.74%) VCAP
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CIPD
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) CCNA
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) Xen
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.74%) Squid
5 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) SCCM
1 2 (1.47%) Puppet
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Oracle
2 22 (16.18%) SAP
3 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.35%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) HP
6 7 (5.15%) IBM
7 6 (4.41%) Citrix
7 6 (4.41%) NetApp
7 6 (4.41%) JD Edwards
7 6 (4.41%) VMware
8 5 (3.68%) Remedy
9 4 (2.94%) EMC
9 4 (2.94%) BMC
9 4 (2.94%) Cognos
10 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.21%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.47%) Symantec
11 2 (1.47%) Lotus
11 2 (1.47%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.47%) Siebel
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