The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 24 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 84 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.87% 3.00% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 3.12% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 50
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £590 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
1379 1857 1684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.30% 96.07% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1256 1122
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 75
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds +28 66 £525 +16.66% 22
Bradford +9 11 £550 -
Halifax +2 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (27.65%) Finance
2 40 (23.53%) SAP
3 24 (14.12%) ERP
4 17 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
5 16 (9.41%) Billing
6 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.65%) SQL
7 13 (7.65%) VMware
7 13 (7.65%) Workflow
8 12 (7.06%) Project Management
8 12 (7.06%) IBM
8 12 (7.06%) CRM
8 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
8 12 (7.06%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.47%) Office 365
9 11 (6.47%) Banking
9 11 (6.47%) Migration
10 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.88%) Firewall
10 10 (5.88%) Cisco
10 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
10 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (5.88%) CyberArk
11 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (5.29%) Data Centre
11 9 (5.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (5.29%) Marketing
11 9 (5.29%) Management Information System

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.35%) CICS
5 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.12%) MS Office
2 3 (1.76%) MS Project
2 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
2 12 (7.06%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.53%) SAP CRM
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.35%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.59%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.59%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.59%) SAP MRS
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.59%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) Office 365
2 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) Firewall
2 6 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.94%) LAN
4 4 (2.35%) DNS
5 3 (1.76%) FCoE
5 3 (1.76%) TACACS
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.18%) DHCP
6 2 (1.18%) Internet
6 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.18%) Network Security
6 2 (1.18%) NX-OS
6 2 (1.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.59%) LDAP
7 1 (0.59%) OSPF
7 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.53%) DB2
3 4 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.35%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.18%) Power BI
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.59%) QlikView
5 1 (0.59%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.18%) Maven
3 2 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) GoCD
General
1 47 (27.65%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Billing
3 11 (6.47%) Banking
4 9 (5.29%) Marketing
5 7 (4.12%) Legal
5 7 (4.12%) Publishing
6 5 (2.94%) Law
7 3 (1.76%) Retail
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) HTML
1 7 (4.12%) Middleware
1 7 (4.12%) SAP Fiori
1 7 (4.12%) SAPUI5
2 5 (2.94%) .NET
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) Mason
5 1 (0.59%) J2EE
5 1 (0.59%) MDX
5 1 (0.59%) OAuth
5 1 (0.59%) OpenID
5 1 (0.59%) REST
5 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.59%) SOAP
5 1 (0.59%) SPML
5 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.29%) Data Centre
1 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.12%) Replication
3 5 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) CMDB
6 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.59%) IVR
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) Windows
2 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.76%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.12%) ERP
2 13 (7.65%) Workflow
3 12 (7.06%) CRM
3 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
3 12 (7.06%) Project Management
4 11 (6.47%) Migration
5 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.12%) Information Architecture
7 7 (4.12%) ITIL
7 7 (4.12%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.12%) Product Management
8 6 (3.53%) Analytics
8 6 (3.53%) Data Analytics
8 6 (3.53%) Functional Testing
8 6 (3.53%) Network Design
8 6 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.53%) Test Automation
8 6 (3.53%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.65%) SQL
2 7 (4.12%) ABAP
2 7 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.76%) Java
4 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.18%) Python
4 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) CCNP
2 4 (2.35%) PCI QSA
2 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.53%) SLA
4 4 (2.35%) QA
5 2 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.59%) NDS
3 1 (0.59%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) vRealize
2 6 (3.53%) Puppet
2 6 (3.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.35%) Ansible
3 4 (2.35%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (2.35%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (2.35%) SCCM
4 3 (1.76%) SCOM
5 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.59%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 40 (23.53%) SAP
2 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.65%) VMware
4 12 (7.06%) IBM
5 10 (5.88%) Cisco
5 10 (5.88%) CyberArk
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle
7 6 (3.53%) CA
7 6 (3.53%) F5
7 6 (3.53%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.35%) Ariba
8 4 (2.35%) Brocade
8 4 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.35%) Splunk
8 4 (2.35%) Syncsort
9 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.76%) Sybase
10 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.18%) Juniper
10 2 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
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