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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 50 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 68 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.34% 3.62% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.83% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 49
Average daily rate £450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £535 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 43 £450 +5.88% 29
Bradford +16 16 £500 +11.11% 2
Halifax +2 2 £450 +9.09%
Huddersfield +1 2 £450 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) SAP
3 28 (19.31%) Oracle
4 18 (12.41%) SQL
5 16 (11.03%) Windows
5 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
5 16 (11.03%) Banking
6 15 (10.34%) Migration
6 15 (10.34%) VMware
6 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 15 (10.34%) Linux
7 14 (9.66%) ITIL
8 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (7.59%) Middleware
9 11 (7.59%) SAP HCM
9 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
10 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
10 10 (6.90%) XML
10 10 (6.90%) Java
10 10 (6.90%) Unix
10 10 (6.90%) Workflow
11 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.21%) CRM
11 9 (6.21%) .NET
11 9 (6.21%) IBM
11 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (5.52%) SAS
2 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.38%) CICS
6 2 (1.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.38%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.38%) nginx
6 2 (1.38%) SAP Portal
6 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.69%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.76%) MS Office
5 2 (1.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (7.59%) SAP HCM
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.07%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.38%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.38%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (1.38%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.69%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.69%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.45%) Office 365
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.69%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) LAN
1 6 (4.14%) WAN
2 5 (3.45%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) DNS
3 4 (2.76%) SAN
3 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.69%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) 4G
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.83%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.45%) SAS EBI
5 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (2.07%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) DB2
6 3 (2.07%) Impala
6 3 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.38%) MySQL
7 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (3.45%) Selenium
2 3 (2.07%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.07%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.07%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.38%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.38%) GitLab
3 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Billing
6 2 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Local Government
6 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) Middleware
2 10 (6.90%) XML
3 9 (6.21%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) XSLT
5 5 (3.45%) Web Services
6 4 (2.76%) HTML
7 3 (2.07%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (2.07%) JMS
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.07%) REST
7 3 (2.07%) SOAP
7 3 (2.07%) WSDL
7 3 (2.07%) WSRP
7 3 (2.07%) XSD
8 2 (1.38%) CSS
8 2 (1.38%) ISPF
8 2 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.69%) EDI
9 1 (0.69%) J2EE
9 1 (0.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.76%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (2.76%) Replication
5 4 (2.76%) User Experience
6 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.07%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) Psychology
7 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.38%) VSAM
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) DataPower
8 1 (0.69%) Robotics
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) Unix
4 6 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.76%) AIX
6 3 (2.07%) Solaris
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.38%) CentOS
7 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.38%) zOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (10.34%) Migration
3 14 (9.66%) ITIL
4 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.90%) Workflow
6 9 (6.21%) CRM
6 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
6 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.52%) Six Sigma
7 8 (5.52%) SOA
8 7 (4.83%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.14%) Analytics
9 6 (4.14%) Change Control
9 6 (4.14%) Coaching
9 6 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.45%) Change Management
10 5 (3.45%) ERP
10 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) SQL
2 10 (6.90%) Java
3 7 (4.83%) ABAP
3 7 (4.83%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.07%) Ruby
5 2 (1.38%) C#
5 2 (1.38%) JCL
5 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) CISSP
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) CISA
5 3 (2.07%) CISM
5 3 (2.07%) MCSA
5 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.38%) CISMP
6 2 (1.38%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CLAS
7 1 (0.69%) GIAC
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.69%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) SRDF
4 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) RACF
4 2 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) NFS
5 1 (0.69%) vCloud
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.76%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (1.38%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.38%) Opsview
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) SAP
2 28 (19.31%) Oracle
3 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.34%) VMware
4 9 (6.21%) IBM
5 5 (3.45%) EMC
5 5 (3.45%) NetApp
6 4 (2.76%) Brocade
6 4 (2.76%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco
7 3 (2.07%) Citrix
7 3 (2.07%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.07%) Lotus
7 3 (2.07%) RightScale
8 2 (1.38%) F5
8 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Dell
9 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.69%) Symantec
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