The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 75 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.65% 4.88% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 5.18% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £281 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -12.97%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1536 1448 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.32% 94.27% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 760 1013
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 85
Average hourly rate £13.20 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £43.96 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Consultant
Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -14 31 £400 -18.98% 22
Bradford +2 7 £450 - 2
Halifax -4 2 £288 -
Wakefield +2 1 - - 2
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (26.23%) Oracle
2 29 (23.77%) Finance
3 24 (19.67%) SAP
4 22 (18.03%) Migration
5 19 (15.57%) SQL
6 15 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.84%) Workflow
8 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.20%) Windows
9 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (8.20%) IBM
9 10 (8.20%) Retail
10 9 (7.38%) PL/SQL
10 9 (7.38%) ETL
10 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.38%) SAP IS-U
11 8 (6.56%) Banking
12 7 (5.74%) ABAP
12 7 (5.74%) XML
12 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
12 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.74%) Billing
12 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (5.74%) X++
13 6 (4.92%) OO
13 6 (4.92%) CRM
13 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.46%) Lync
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.64%) SAS
5 2 (1.64%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.82%) CICS
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) Apache
6 1 (0.82%) Jetty
6 1 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.82%) nginx
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (3.28%) SAP HCM
6 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (2.46%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.82%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.46%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) Wireless
3 2 (1.64%) IPsec
3 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 2 (1.64%) VoIP
3 2 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.82%) SMS
4 1 (0.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.82%) SAN
4 1 (0.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.82%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) DB2
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.28%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.64%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.64%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) QlikView
5 2 (1.64%) OLAP
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.28%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.64%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.64%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Ant
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.82%) Toad
3 1 (0.82%) ProC
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 29 (23.77%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Retail
3 8 (6.56%) Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Billing
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Front Office
6 1 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) XML
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) J2EE
3 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.28%) CSS
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.28%) Web Services
3 4 (3.28%) BAPI
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.46%) jQuery
4 3 (2.46%) Ajax
4 3 (2.46%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (1.64%) REST
5 2 (1.64%) XMPP
6 1 (0.82%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.82%) JSON
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.82%) Spring
6 1 (0.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.46%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) Open Source
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.82%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.82%) Informatics
5 1 (0.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) AIX
3 4 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (0.82%) zOS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Migration
2 15 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.84%) Workflow
4 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
4 9 (7.38%) ETL
4 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
5 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
6 6 (4.92%) OO
6 6 (4.92%) CRM
7 5 (4.10%) Data Management
7 5 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.28%) Master Data Management
8 4 (3.28%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.28%) Workflow Management
8 4 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.28%) Project Management
8 4 (3.28%) Service Management
9 3 (2.46%) SOA
9 3 (2.46%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.74%) X++
3 7 (5.74%) ABAP
4 5 (4.10%) Java
5 4 (3.28%) C#
5 4 (3.28%) Perl
6 3 (2.46%) SAPscript
6 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.64%) C
8 1 (0.82%) VBA
8 1 (0.82%) XQuery
8 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.64%) MCITP
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
3 1 (0.82%) CCA
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Xen
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.64%) vSphere
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) SAP
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.20%) IBM
5 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 6 (4.92%) JD Edwards
5 6 (4.92%) VMware
6 4 (3.28%) HP
6 4 (3.28%) Cognos
6 4 (3.28%) Greenplum
7 3 (2.46%) Siebel
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
7 3 (2.46%) Citrix
8 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.64%) Informatica
8 2 (1.64%) Epicor
8 2 (1.64%) NetApp
9 1 (0.82%) Veeam
9 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.82%) Brocade
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