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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 38 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 90 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.48% 3.62% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 3.82% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 39
Median daily rate £475 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £331 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
- +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
1924 1885 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.82% 94.82% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1189 1107
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 79 72
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 71 £482 +14.23% 17
Bradford +12 7 £475 +34.75%
Halifax -6 2 £500 +11.11%
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 49 (31.82%) Finance
2 34 (22.08%) SAP
3 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.29%) Oracle
5 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
6 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.04%) Project Management
7 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.04%) VMware
8 16 (10.39%) Banking
8 16 (10.39%) SQL
8 16 (10.39%) Windows
9 15 (9.74%) CRM
9 15 (9.74%) SAP IS-U
10 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 14 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (7.79%) Change Management
12 11 (7.14%) ERP
12 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
13 10 (6.49%) Linux
13 10 (6.49%) MS Office
13 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (6.49%) Office 365
14 9 (5.84%) Windows Server
14 9 (5.84%) Middleware
14 9 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (5.84%) Telecoms

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 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.55%) SAS
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.30%) IIS
7 2 (1.30%) nginx
7 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) Drupal
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
3 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.25%) MS Project
6 4 (2.60%) SPSS
7 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) SAP IS-U
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.90%) SAP CRM
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.95%) Maximo
6 3 (1.95%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (1.30%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.65%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.65%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Office 365
2 4 (2.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.30%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (1.30%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) DNS
1 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.95%) SSH
2 3 (1.95%) TACACS
3 2 (1.30%) LAN
3 2 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) 3G
4 1 (0.65%) 4G
4 1 (0.65%) DMZ
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) INAP
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.65%) ISUP
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.60%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.95%) JIRA
4 3 (1.95%) Maven
4 3 (1.95%) Selenium
5 2 (1.30%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.30%) GitLab
5 2 (1.30%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.65%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.65%) Gatling
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.65%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.65%) YourKit
General
1 49 (31.82%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Billing
5 4 (2.60%) Law
5 4 (2.60%) Retail
6 3 (1.95%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (1.30%) Local Government
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Middleware
2 5 (3.25%) XML
3 4 (2.60%) .NET
4 3 (1.95%) CSS
4 3 (1.95%) HTML
5 2 (1.30%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) EDI
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) WSDL
6 1 (0.65%) XSD
6 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.25%) Statistics
4 5 (3.25%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.60%) Economics
5 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Physics
7 2 (1.30%) Psychology
7 2 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.65%) Robotics
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.39%) Windows
2 10 (6.49%) Linux
3 9 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.90%) Unix
6 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) CentOS
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (11.04%) Project Management
2 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (9.74%) CRM
4 12 (7.79%) Change Management
5 11 (7.14%) ERP
6 9 (5.84%) Business Analysis
7 8 (5.19%) Analytics
7 8 (5.19%) Business Process Mapping
7 8 (5.19%) Conflict Management
7 8 (5.19%) Migration
7 8 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (4.55%) Use Case
9 6 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.90%) Service Management
9 6 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.39%) SQL
2 8 (5.19%) ABAP
3 6 (3.90%) Java
4 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.60%) C
6 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.95%) VBA
7 2 (1.30%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.30%) C#
7 2 (1.30%) R
8 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (4.55%) Degree
3 5 (3.25%) CISSP
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.60%) CISM
4 4 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.95%) CISA
5 3 (1.95%) MCSA
6 2 (1.30%) CISMP
6 2 (1.30%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.65%) CLAS
7 1 (0.65%) GIAC
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.30%) COBIT
4 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) vCloud
6 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.30%) Ansible
3 2 (1.30%) Nagios
3 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.30%) Opsview
3 2 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.65%) logstash
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Piwik
4 1 (0.65%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 34 (22.08%) SAP
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle
3 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.04%) VMware
5 7 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco
7 4 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.30%) Citrix
8 2 (1.30%) Cognos
8 2 (1.30%) Dell
8 2 (1.30%) F5
8 2 (1.30%) Lotus
8 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.65%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.65%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.65%) New Relic
9 1 (0.65%) RightFax
9 1 (0.65%) Twitter