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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 66 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.92% 4.98% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 5.29% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £448 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £281 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1570 1438 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.34% 94.30% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 755 1006
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 90
Average hourly rate £13.35 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 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 28 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 -8 34 £400 -14.20% 24
Bradford 0 7 £450 - 1
Halifax -6 2 £288 -
Wakefield +3 1 - - 3
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 33 (26.40%) Oracle
2 30 (24.00%) Finance
3 26 (20.80%) SAP
4 22 (17.60%) Migration
5 19 (15.20%) SQL
6 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.60%) Workflow
8 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.80%) SAP IS-U
9 10 (8.00%) Retail
9 10 (8.00%) ETL
9 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (8.00%) Windows
9 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.00%) IBM
10 9 (7.20%) PL/SQL
10 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (6.40%) Banking
12 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.60%) VMware
12 7 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (5.60%) X++
12 7 (5.60%) XML
12 7 (5.60%) ABAP
12 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
12 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
12 7 (5.60%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco
12 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.40%) Lync
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.60%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.80%) CICS
6 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.80%) Jetty
6 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (8.80%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (3.20%) SAP HCM
6 3 (2.40%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.80%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) IPsec
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) VoIP
3 2 (1.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.80%) SMS
4 1 (0.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.80%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) DB2
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.20%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.60%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.60%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.60%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) QlikView
5 2 (1.60%) OLAP
6 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.80%) OLTP
6 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.20%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.60%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.60%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) Ant
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.80%) Toad
3 1 (0.80%) ProC
3 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Retail
3 8 (6.40%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Billing
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) XML
2 5 (4.00%) Web Services
2 5 (4.00%) .NET
3 4 (3.20%) J2EE
3 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.20%) CSS
3 4 (3.20%) HTML
3 4 (3.20%) BAPI
3 4 (3.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.40%) jQuery
4 3 (2.40%) Ajax
4 3 (2.40%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (1.60%) REST
5 2 (1.60%) XMPP
6 1 (0.80%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.80%) JSON
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.80%) Spring
6 1 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.20%) Smart Meter
2 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.60%) Open Source
3 2 (1.60%) NHS
4 1 (0.80%) DataPower
4 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.80%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.80%) PKI
4 1 (0.80%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) AIX
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) UNIX
4 1 (0.80%) zOS
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) Migration
2 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.60%) Workflow
4 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.00%) ETL
5 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.60%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.80%) Data Management
7 6 (4.80%) OO
7 6 (4.80%) CRM
8 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.20%) Master Data Management
9 4 (3.20%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Project Management
9 4 (3.20%) Service Management
9 4 (3.20%) Workflow Management
9 4 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.40%) TDD
10 3 (2.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.60%) X++
3 7 (5.60%) ABAP
4 6 (4.80%) Java
5 4 (3.20%) C#
5 4 (3.20%) Perl
6 3 (2.40%) SAPscript
6 3 (2.40%) C
6 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.80%) XQuery
7 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.60%) MCITP
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) MCSE
3 1 (0.80%) CCNA
3 1 (0.80%) CCA
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Xen
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.60%) vSphere
2 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) Oracle
2 26 (20.80%) SAP
3 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.00%) IBM
5 7 (5.60%) Cisco
5 7 (5.60%) VMware
6 6 (4.80%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) Cognos
7 4 (3.20%) Greenplum
8 3 (2.40%) Siebel
8 3 (2.40%) EMC
8 3 (2.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.60%) Epicor
9 2 (1.60%) Veeam
9 2 (1.60%) NetApp
10 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.80%) Remedy
10 1 (0.80%) Brocade
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