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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 71 67 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.87% 4.03% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 4.29% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £323 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
1690 1560 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.20% 93.92% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 982 606
Average daily rate £355 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 80
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.10 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £29.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 44 £423 -8.97% 32
Halifax +4 8 £438 -23.91%
Bradford -14 8 £375 -18.91% 5
Wakefield +2 4 - - 3
Bingley - 1 £600 -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (24.32%) Finance
2 32 (21.62%) SAS
3 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.86%) Oracle
4 22 (14.86%) SAP
5 21 (14.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 19 (12.84%) ETL
7 18 (12.16%) OLAP
8 17 (11.49%) SQL
8 17 (11.49%) Windows
9 16 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
10 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
10 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
11 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (8.11%) Retail
12 11 (7.43%) Migration
12 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.43%) CRM
12 11 (7.43%) ITIL
12 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
13 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.08%) C#
13 9 (6.08%) HTML
13 9 (6.08%) Banking
13 9 (6.08%) SAP HCM
13 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
14 8 (5.41%) VMware
14 8 (5.41%) IBM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (21.62%) SAS
2 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.41%) NetWeaver
5 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.03%) SAP EP
7 3 (2.03%) Apache
8 2 (1.35%) Lync
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.68%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) SAP HCM
2 8 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.35%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (1.35%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (1.35%) Maximo
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.68%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.68%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.68%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) NAS
3 3 (2.03%) Intranet
4 2 (1.35%) LDAP
4 2 (1.35%) LAN
4 2 (1.35%) VoIP
4 2 (1.35%) WAN
4 2 (1.35%) CTI
5 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.68%) RNC
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) HSPA
5 1 (0.68%) LTE
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) GPRS
5 1 (0.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (12.16%) OLAP
3 16 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.03%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) Essbase
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
10 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.35%) AnthillPro
4 1 (0.68%) Ant
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (24.32%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Publishing
4 4 (2.70%) Billing
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.08%) HTML
2 6 (4.05%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) jQuery
2 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.70%) CSS
3 4 (2.70%) J2EE
4 3 (2.03%) JSR 170
5 2 (1.35%) WCF
5 2 (1.35%) JSON
5 2 (1.35%) SOAP
5 2 (1.35%) Web Services
5 2 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) mod_rewrite
6 1 (0.68%) mod_proxy
6 1 (0.68%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) SAML
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.68%) BAPI
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) User Experience
2 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) GIS
4 1 (0.68%) Replication
4 1 (0.68%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) IVR
4 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.68%) PKI
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.49%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.05%) UNIX
3 6 (4.05%) Linux
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.84%) ETL
2 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.43%) Migration
3 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (7.43%) ITIL
3 11 (7.43%) CRM
4 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (4.05%) Test Scripting
5 5 (3.38%) Workflow
6 4 (2.70%) TDD
6 4 (2.70%) Information Security
6 4 (2.70%) OO
7 3 (2.03%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.03%) ERP
7 3 (2.03%) Project Management
7 3 (2.03%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.03%) MVC
7 3 (2.03%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.03%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) C#
3 8 (5.41%) SAPscript
4 7 (4.73%) ABAP
4 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.38%) Java
7 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) CISSP
1 5 (3.38%) CEH
2 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.70%) CISM
2 4 (2.70%) GIAC
3 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.03%) CCNA
4 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) CCSP
5 1 (0.68%) SSCP
5 1 (0.68%) CISA
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.70%) vSphere
4 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Samba
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) SCCM
2 4 (2.70%) SCOM
2 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.35%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView
4 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.86%) Oracle
2 22 (14.86%) SAP
3 8 (5.41%) IBM
3 8 (5.41%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco
4 5 (3.38%) HP
4 5 (3.38%) EMC
5 4 (2.70%) Symantec
6 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.03%) Adobe
7 2 (1.35%) Trillium
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.68%) Actix
8 1 (0.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.68%) Facebook
8 1 (0.68%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.68%) Unica
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Sun
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Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day 6 mths contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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