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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 74 63 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.46% 4.17% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 4.44% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £428 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £295 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.19%
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
1543 1418 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.06% 93.85% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 753 996
Average daily rate £345 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 78
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -5 36 £400 -6.43% 17
Bradford +2 10 £331 -24.28% 3
Wakefield 0 4 - - 1
Halifax -10 2 £468 +16.72% 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 34 (25.56%) Oracle
2 32 (24.06%) SAP
3 29 (21.80%) Finance
4 23 (17.29%) Migration
5 21 (15.79%) SQL
6 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.53%) ETL
8 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.77%) Retail
8 13 (9.77%) SAP IS-U
8 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
9 10 (7.52%) Workflow
9 10 (7.52%) IBM
9 10 (7.52%) Windows
9 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.52%) VMware
9 10 (7.52%) SAP HCM
10 9 (6.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (6.02%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.02%) Data Integration
11 8 (6.02%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (5.26%) X++
12 7 (5.26%) Banking
12 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
12 7 (5.26%) CRM
12 7 (5.26%) AIX
12 7 (5.26%) HTML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (6.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.51%) NetWeaver
4 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.76%) SAS
5 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.26%) Lync
7 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.50%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.50%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.75%) CICS
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.50%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.77%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (7.52%) SAP HCM
3 8 (6.02%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.26%) SAP PM
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.50%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.75%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.75%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) Wireless
3 2 (1.50%) IPsec
3 2 (1.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) MPLS
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.76%) DB2
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.01%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.26%) OLTP
7 3 (2.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (2.26%) MySQL
8 2 (1.50%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.01%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.50%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.75%) Toad
3 1 (0.75%) ProC
3 1 (0.75%) Ant
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 7 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) HTML
1 7 (5.26%) Web Services
1 7 (5.26%) XML
2 4 (3.01%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (3.01%) BAPI
2 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.26%) jQuery
3 3 (2.26%) .NET
3 3 (2.26%) J2EE
3 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.26%) CSS
4 2 (1.50%) JSP
4 2 (1.50%) Servlets
4 2 (1.50%) Ajax
4 2 (1.50%) XMPP
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.75%) SPML
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.76%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.26%) User Experience
4 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Open Source
5 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.52%) Windows
2 7 (5.26%) AIX
3 6 (4.51%) Linux
4 4 (3.01%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) zOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) HPUX
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) Migration
2 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (10.53%) ETL
4 10 (7.52%) Workflow
5 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.02%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.26%) CRM
6 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.51%) OO
7 6 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.76%) Data Management
9 4 (3.01%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.01%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.26%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.26%) Master Data Management
10 3 (2.26%) ERP
11 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.79%) SQL
2 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.26%) ABAP
3 7 (5.26%) X++
4 6 (4.51%) Java
5 4 (3.01%) Perl
5 4 (3.01%) SAPscript
6 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.26%) C#
7 2 (1.50%) C
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) MCSE
2 1 (0.75%) CCA
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.50%) vSphere
3 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.50%) Xen
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) Oracle
2 32 (24.06%) SAP
3 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.52%) IBM
4 10 (7.52%) VMware
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco
5 6 (4.51%) HP
5 6 (4.51%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.01%) EMC
6 4 (3.01%) Citrix
6 4 (3.01%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.50%) Veeam
7 2 (1.50%) NetApp
8 1 (0.75%) Novell
8 1 (0.75%) Lotus
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) Cognos
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £470 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago