The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 47 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 103 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.60% 4.51% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 4.74% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 69
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+125.00% +1.01%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2725 2424 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.21% 95.06% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1582 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 120 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Yorkshire region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Yorkshire region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -6 66 £450 +5.88% 31
South Yorkshire -9 17 £410 -10.13% 8
North Yorkshire -8 8 £350 -26.31% 6
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 55 (24.34%) Finance
2 41 (18.14%) SAP
3 33 (14.60%) Oracle
4 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (10.62%) Banking
7 23 (10.18%) Information Security
7 23 (10.18%) Linux
8 22 (9.73%) Windows
8 22 (9.73%) .NET
8 22 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.85%) Migration
9 20 (8.85%) SQL
10 19 (8.41%) Active Directory
11 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
12 17 (7.52%) VMware
13 15 (6.64%) Unix
13 15 (6.64%) MS Excel
13 15 (6.64%) ITIL
13 15 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (6.19%) Java
14 14 (6.19%) Firewall
14 14 (6.19%) Office 365
15 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database
16 12 (5.31%) Data Centre
16 12 (5.31%) CRM
16 12 (5.31%) SSL
16 12 (5.31%) Middleware
16 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (4.87%) PCI DSS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.54%) SAS
4 7 (3.10%) IIS
4 7 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.21%) nginx
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.33%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.33%) Jetty
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.88%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.77%) MS Office
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.87%) SAP HCM
2 7 (3.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.21%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.77%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.33%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.33%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.88%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.88%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.19%) Office 365
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.77%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.19%) Firewall
2 12 (5.31%) SSL
3 10 (4.42%) FTP
4 8 (3.54%) DNS
4 8 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.54%) Network Security
5 7 (3.10%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.10%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.21%) DHCP
6 5 (2.21%) LAN
6 5 (2.21%) SAN
6 5 (2.21%) WAN
7 3 (1.33%) HTTP
7 3 (1.33%) IPsec
8 2 (0.88%) VLAN
8 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.44%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.21%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.77%) Big Data
6 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.77%) SAS EBI
7 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.65%) Selenium
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.33%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.33%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.33%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.88%) GitLab
5 2 (0.88%) Maven
5 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.44%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.44%) ERwin
6 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (24.34%) Finance
2 24 (10.62%) Banking
3 6 (2.65%) Advertising
3 6 (2.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.73%) .NET
2 12 (5.31%) Middleware
3 10 (4.42%) HTML
4 9 (3.98%) XML
5 8 (3.54%) Web Services
6 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.10%) CSS
7 6 (2.65%) J2EE
7 6 (2.65%) jQuery
8 5 (2.21%) XSLT
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.33%) JMS
10 3 (1.33%) REST
10 3 (1.33%) Servlets
10 3 (1.33%) SOAP
10 3 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (1.33%) WSDL
10 3 (1.33%) WSRP
10 3 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.21%) CESG
4 5 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.21%) User Experience
5 4 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (1.77%) Replication
5 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) iSeries
7 2 (0.88%) Psychology
7 2 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.88%) VSAM
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.18%) Linux
2 22 (9.73%) Windows
3 15 (6.64%) Unix
4 8 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.77%) AIX
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) CentOS
8 2 (0.88%) Solaris
8 2 (0.88%) zOS
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.18%) Information Security
3 22 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (8.85%) Migration
5 15 (6.64%) ITIL
6 12 (5.31%) CRM
7 11 (4.87%) Information Assurance
7 11 (4.87%) Risk Management
8 10 (4.42%) SOA
8 10 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.98%) Data Protection
9 9 (3.98%) Network Design
9 9 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.98%) Workflow
10 7 (3.10%) Analytics
10 7 (3.10%) DevOps
10 7 (3.10%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.10%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.10%) Process Improvement
10 7 (3.10%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.85%) SQL
2 14 (6.19%) Java
3 9 (3.98%) C#
3 9 (3.98%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.54%) ABAP
5 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.21%) Ruby
8 3 (1.33%) Python
9 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.88%) JCL
9 2 (0.88%) Korn
9 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.54%) CISSP
1 8 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (2.65%) CISM
3 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.33%) CISA
5 3 (1.33%) MCSA
5 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.88%) CISMP
6 2 (0.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) CLAS
7 1 (0.44%) GIAC
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.44%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.87%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.65%) ISO27005
3 6 (2.65%) RMADS
4 5 (2.21%) QA
5 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.88%) WCAG
8 1 (0.44%) COBIT
8 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.77%) SRDF
4 3 (1.33%) Xen
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.88%) HDFS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.88%) RACF
5 2 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.10%) Puppet
2 5 (2.21%) SCCM
3 4 (1.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.33%) SCOM
4 3 (1.33%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 2 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.88%) Opsview
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.44%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.44%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) SAP
2 33 (14.60%) Oracle
3 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.52%) VMware
5 11 (4.87%) IBM
6 7 (3.10%) HP
7 6 (2.65%) Cisco
8 5 (2.21%) EMC
8 5 (2.21%) NetApp
8 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.21%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.77%) Brocade
9 4 (1.77%) F5
9 4 (1.77%) Google
9 4 (1.77%) Lotus
10 3 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.33%) Citrix
10 3 (1.33%) RightScale
11 2 (0.88%) Cognos
11 2 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Unspecified Daily rate dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xcede
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0000 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0000 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Doncaster
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Middlesbrough
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago