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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 52 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 70 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.56% 3.33% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.58% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 22
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£375 £423 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +10.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £348 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.57 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +43.29%
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
1811 1649 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.16% 93.06% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1094 632
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 43 £375 -11.24% 24
Halifax +3 12 £440 -0.90% 1
Bradford -10 10 £375 -6.25% 4
Wakefield - 1 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (22.46%) Finance
2 30 (21.74%) SAS
3 23 (16.67%) Oracle
4 21 (15.22%) ETL
4 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 18 (13.04%) SQL
6 18 (13.04%) OLAP
7 17 (12.32%) Windows
8 16 (11.59%) SAP
8 16 (11.59%) CRM
8 16 (11.59%) Migration
9 15 (10.87%) OLAP Cube
10 13 (9.42%) UNIX
10 13 (9.42%) Retail
11 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
12 11 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
14 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
14 8 (5.80%) SAP IS-U
15 7 (5.07%) ITIL
15 7 (5.07%) PL/SQL
15 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (5.07%) User Experience
15 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
15 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (4.35%) Oracle Retail

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (21.74%) SAS
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.45%) Lync
6 2 (1.45%) Documentum
7 1 (0.72%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.17%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.45%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.45%) Maximo
5 2 (1.45%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.72%) Unica
6 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.72%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (2.17%) Intranet
3 2 (1.45%) CTI
3 2 (1.45%) VoIP
3 2 (1.45%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) PBX
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (13.04%) OLAP
3 15 (10.87%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.17%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) Essbase
9 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Maven
3 1 (0.72%) Ant
3 1 (0.72%) ERwin
General
1 31 (22.46%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) jQuery
2 4 (2.90%) HTML
2 4 (2.90%) CSS
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) J2EE
4 2 (1.45%) REST
4 2 (1.45%) Middleware
4 2 (1.45%) SOAP
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 2 (1.45%) MDX
4 2 (1.45%) WCF
4 2 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.72%) BAPI
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.72%) Spring
5 1 (0.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) User Experience
2 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.90%) Clustering
4 3 (2.17%) CMDB
4 3 (2.17%) IVR
4 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.45%) Replication
5 2 (1.45%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) UNIX
3 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) ETL
2 16 (11.59%) CRM
2 16 (11.59%) Migration
3 11 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.07%) ITIL
5 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.35%) Data Management
7 4 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.90%) Project Management
7 4 (2.90%) ERP
7 4 (2.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (2.90%) Information Management
7 4 (2.90%) TDD
7 4 (2.90%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.17%) Information Security
8 3 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.17%) OO
8 3 (2.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.04%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.07%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.62%) C#
4 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.90%) Java
6 3 (2.17%) Jython
6 3 (2.17%) Perl
6 3 (2.17%) VBScript
7 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.45%) ABAP
7 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.17%) CISSP
1 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.45%) CISM
2 2 (1.45%) GIAC
2 2 (1.45%) CCNA
2 2 (1.45%) CEH
3 1 (0.72%) CCDP
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) SSCP
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.72%) vCloud
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Oracle
2 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) SAP
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco
4 6 (4.35%) HP
5 5 (3.62%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) Informatica
6 4 (2.90%) Remedy
7 3 (2.17%) Trillium
7 3 (2.17%) IBM
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.17%) Avaya
8 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.72%) Cognos
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe
9 1 (0.72%) Sun
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) Nortel
9 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.72%) OpenText
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