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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 34 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 106 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.68% 4.25% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 4.53% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 33
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£380 £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.90 - £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
2127 1566 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.82% 93.66% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 955 776
Average daily rate £363 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 74
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £28.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +5 71 £375 -6.25% 27
Halifax - 15 £475 - 4
Bradford -14 6 £353 -6.00%
Pudsey 0 1 £288 -47.72%
Wakefield 0 1 £400 - 1
Bingley - 1 £300 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (21.59%) Oracle
2 36 (20.45%) Finance
3 34 (19.32%) Windows
4 29 (16.48%) SQL
4 29 (16.48%) UNIX
5 24 (13.64%) ITIL
6 22 (12.50%) Linux
7 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
7 21 (11.93%) Migration
8 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
8 20 (11.36%) ETL
9 19 (10.80%) SAS
9 19 (10.80%) XML
9 19 (10.80%) SAP
10 18 (10.23%) VMware
10 18 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (7.95%) Oracle Database
12 14 (7.95%) IBM
13 13 (7.39%) IIS
13 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
13 13 (7.39%) JavaScript
14 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (6.82%) Web Services
15 11 (6.25%) SOAP
15 11 (6.25%) CRM
15 11 (6.25%) HP
15 11 (6.25%) Mainframe
16 10 (5.68%) AIX

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (10.80%) SAS
2 13 (7.39%) IIS
3 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.84%) CICS
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Documentum
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.70%) MS Office
4 2 (1.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.70%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.14%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.57%) assyst
5 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) Firewall
2 7 (3.98%) Internet
3 6 (3.41%) SSL
4 3 (1.70%) SAN
4 3 (1.70%) LDAP
5 2 (1.14%) VoIP
5 2 (1.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) WLAN
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) CTI
6 1 (0.57%) Broadband
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (4.55%) OLAP
5 7 (3.98%) DB2
6 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.41%) MySQL
6 6 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (2.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.27%) Impala
8 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.70%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.41%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.41%) ClearQuest
3 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) ERwin
5 1 (0.57%) GitLab
5 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Retail
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) XML
2 12 (6.82%) Web Services
3 11 (6.25%) SOAP
4 7 (3.98%) XSLT
4 7 (3.98%) WSDL
5 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (3.41%) HTML
5 6 (3.41%) .NET
6 5 (2.84%) J2EE
6 5 (2.84%) Middleware
6 5 (2.84%) jQuery
6 5 (2.84%) ISPF
7 4 (2.27%) REST
8 3 (1.70%) WSRP
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.70%) JMS
8 3 (1.70%) XSD
8 3 (1.70%) CSS
9 2 (1.14%) JSP
9 2 (1.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.98%) CMDB
5 6 (3.41%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.84%) VSAM
6 5 (2.84%) Clustering
7 4 (2.27%) User Experience
7 4 (2.27%) Replication
8 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.70%) FMCG
8 3 (1.70%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.14%) IVR
10 1 (0.57%) GIS
10 1 (0.57%) SCADA
10 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Windows
2 29 (16.48%) UNIX
3 22 (12.50%) Linux
4 10 (5.68%) AIX
5 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.84%) Solaris
6 5 (2.84%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.84%) zOS
6 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.64%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Migration
3 20 (11.36%) ETL
4 18 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.25%) CRM
7 10 (5.68%) Inmon Methodology
8 8 (4.55%) Project Management
9 7 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.98%) Six Sigma
9 7 (3.98%) Line Management
10 6 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.41%) Data Management
11 5 (2.84%) Database Tuning
11 5 (2.84%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.27%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.27%) TDD
12 4 (2.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.48%) SQL
2 13 (7.39%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.41%) Perl
6 5 (2.84%) Java
6 5 (2.84%) VBScript
6 5 (2.84%) JCL
6 5 (2.84%) Jython
7 2 (1.14%) ABAP
7 2 (1.14%) BeanShell
7 2 (1.14%) C#
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.27%) CISSP
3 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.70%) MCITP
4 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) MCSE
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
5 2 (1.14%) CCDP
5 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.14%) CISM
6 1 (0.57%) CWNA
6 1 (0.57%) CWSP
6 1 (0.57%) CWAP
6 1 (0.57%) CWNE
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.57%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.41%) vSphere
3 5 (2.84%) RACF
3 5 (2.84%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.27%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.70%) SRDF
6 2 (1.14%) vCloud
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.57%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.84%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (2.84%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.70%) SCCM
3 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.57%) vMotion
5 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (21.59%) Oracle
2 19 (10.80%) SAP
3 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.23%) VMware
4 14 (7.95%) IBM
5 11 (6.25%) HP
6 7 (3.98%) Cisco
6 7 (3.98%) Remedy
7 6 (3.41%) EMC
8 5 (2.84%) Informatica
9 4 (2.27%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.70%) Brocade
10 3 (1.70%) NetApp
10 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.70%) Avaya
10 3 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.14%) Sybase
11 2 (1.14%) Sun
11 2 (1.14%) Novell
11 2 (1.14%) Lotus
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