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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 45 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 87 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.29% 3.88% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 4.09% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 32
Median daily rate £475 £394 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
1950 2006 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.20% 94.89% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1392 1082
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 58 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 66 £478 +21.46% 18
Bradford +14 10 £475 +52.00% 1
Wakefield -3 2 £388 -3.12% 5
Pudsey - 1 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 35 (21.88%) SAP
3 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.63%) Oracle
5 23 (14.38%) VMware
5 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (13.13%) SQL
8 20 (12.50%) Project Management
9 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.25%) Data Centre
11 16 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
11 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 16 (10.00%) CRM
12 15 (9.38%) Windows
13 14 (8.75%) Linux
13 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
13 14 (8.75%) Banking
14 13 (8.13%) Migration
14 13 (8.13%) Middleware
14 13 (8.13%) Change Management
15 12 (7.50%) Analytics
16 11 (6.88%) Business Process Mapping
16 11 (6.88%) ERP
17 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
17 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
18 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2

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 8 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.13%) SAS
5 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.50%) IIS
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.13%) MS Project
6 4 (2.50%) SPSS
7 3 (1.88%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.25%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.88%) Maximo
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.88%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.25%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Office 365
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (1.25%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) PaaS
5 2 (1.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (1.88%) Firewall
1 3 (1.88%) SSH
1 3 (1.88%) TACACS
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (1.25%) DNS
2 2 (1.25%) INAP
2 2 (1.25%) ISUP
2 2 (1.25%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.25%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.63%) DMZ
3 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.38%) Big Data
3 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.75%) DB2
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.50%) MySQL
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.25%) QlikView
8 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.25%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.50%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.25%) JIRA
3 2 (1.25%) Selenium
3 2 (1.25%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) Gatling
4 1 (0.63%) JMeter
4 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.63%) YourKit
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Billing
4 5 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (1.88%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) Middleware
2 3 (1.88%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) CSS
2 3 (1.88%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.63%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.63%) SAML
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.63%) WAP
4 1 (0.63%) WSDL
4 1 (0.63%) XSD
4 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.13%) Statistics
4 4 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.50%) Economics
4 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.50%) User Experience
5 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.88%) Physics
5 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.25%) Clustering
6 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.25%) Psychology
6 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.63%) CESG
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.38%) Unix
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (12.50%) Project Management
4 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.00%) CRM
6 13 (8.13%) Change Management
6 13 (8.13%) Migration
7 12 (7.50%) Analytics
8 11 (6.88%) Business Process Mapping
8 11 (6.88%) ERP
9 9 (5.63%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.00%) Conflict Management
10 8 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.00%) People Management
11 7 (4.38%) DevOps
11 7 (4.38%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 7 (4.38%) Use Case
11 7 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.13%) SQL
2 8 (5.00%) ABAP
3 7 (4.38%) Java
3 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.75%) C
5 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.50%) Python
7 3 (1.88%) R
7 3 (1.88%) VBA
8 2 (1.25%) C++
8 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.63%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) CISSP
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.50%) CISM
4 2 (1.25%) CISA
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CLAS
5 1 (0.63%) GIAC
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.50%) COBIT
3 3 (1.88%) QA
3 3 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.25%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) vCloud
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) SCCM
2 6 (3.75%) Puppet
3 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.50%) SCOM
5 2 (1.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.63%) logstash
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.63%) Piwik
6 1 (0.63%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 35 (21.88%) SAP
2 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (15.63%) Oracle
4 23 (14.38%) VMware
5 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.75%) Sybase
7 5 (3.13%) Cisco
8 4 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.88%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.25%) Cognos
10 2 (1.25%) Dell
10 2 (1.25%) F5
10 2 (1.25%) Huawei
11 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.63%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.63%) New Relic
11 1 (0.63%) RightFax
11 1 (0.63%) Tableau
11 1 (0.63%) Twitter