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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 80 69 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.00% 4.71% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 5.02% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £428 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +9.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -33.33%
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
1477 1374 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.31% 93.85% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 754 937
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 77
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 38 £389 -9.59% 21
Bradford 0 12 £325 -10.34% 4
Wakefield - 4 - - 1
Halifax -9 3 £473 +21.46%
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (25.40%) SAP
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 26 (20.63%) Finance
4 19 (15.08%) Migration
4 19 (15.08%) SQL
5 15 (11.90%) ETL
6 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.32%) SAP IS-U
7 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
8 10 (7.94%) SAP HCM
8 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (7.14%) IBM
9 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.14%) Workflow
9 9 (7.14%) Retail
9 9 (7.14%) VMware
10 8 (6.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (6.35%) Data Integration
10 8 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (6.35%) Web Services
10 8 (6.35%) Windows
10 8 (6.35%) HTML
10 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.56%) ABAP
11 7 (5.56%) AIX
11 7 (5.56%) XML
11 7 (5.56%) X++
11 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (6.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.76%) SAS
3 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.59%) SAP EP
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.59%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (7.94%) SAP HCM
3 8 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (2.38%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.59%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.79%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.79%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.79%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.97%) DB2
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.17%) Pentaho
5 4 (3.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) OLTP
6 3 (2.38%) OLAP
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) ClearQuest
1 4 (3.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.79%) Ant
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) ProC
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Retail
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Czech Language
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Web Services
1 8 (6.35%) HTML
2 7 (5.56%) XML
3 5 (3.97%) .NET
4 4 (3.17%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (3.17%) BAPI
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (3.17%) jQuery
4 4 (3.17%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) J2EE
6 2 (1.59%) Ajax
6 2 (1.59%) JSP
6 2 (1.59%) Servlets
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) JDBC
7 1 (0.79%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.97%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) AIX
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) UNIX
5 1 (0.79%) HPUX
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) Migration
2 15 (11.90%) ETL
3 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.14%) Workflow
5 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.76%) OO
8 5 (3.97%) CRM
8 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.17%) Workflow Management
9 4 (3.17%) ERP
10 3 (2.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.38%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.38%) Data Management
10 3 (2.38%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.59%) Business Transformation
11 2 (1.59%) Analytics
11 2 (1.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) SQL
2 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.56%) ABAP
3 7 (5.56%) X++
4 6 (4.76%) Java
5 4 (3.17%) SAPscript
5 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.17%) Perl
6 3 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (1.59%) C
8 1 (0.79%) XQuery
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) CCA
2 1 (0.79%) CISSP
2 1 (0.79%) GIAC
2 1 (0.79%) CISM
2 1 (0.79%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) SAP
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 9 (7.14%) IBM
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.97%) Cisco
5 4 (3.17%) Greenplum
6 3 (2.38%) HP
6 3 (2.38%) EMC
7 2 (1.59%) Veeam
7 2 (1.59%) Citrix
7 2 (1.59%) Symantec
7 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.59%) Siebel
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Sun
8 1 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.79%) Informatica
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