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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 117 114 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.68% 4.94% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 5.27% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 65
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
2325 2165 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.04% 93.84% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1270 955
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 £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 106 164
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
West Yorkshire -1 69 £425 -5.55% 23
North Yorkshire +17 23 £463 +25.42% 4
South Yorkshire -1 13 £463 +19.35% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 68 (25.86%) SAP
2 56 (21.29%) Finance
3 38 (14.45%) Microsoft
4 36 (13.69%) SAS
5 30 (11.41%) Oracle
6 28 (10.65%) Migration
7 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.13%) SQL
9 23 (8.75%) CRM
9 23 (8.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 21 (7.98%) ERP
10 21 (7.98%) ETL
11 20 (7.60%) Windows
12 18 (6.84%) OLAP
13 17 (6.46%) Retail
13 17 (6.46%) OLAP Cube
14 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
15 14 (5.32%) SharePoint
15 14 (5.32%) Active Directory
15 14 (5.32%) Firewall
15 14 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (4.94%) Logistics
16 13 (4.94%) IBM
16 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
17 12 (4.56%) ABAP
17 12 (4.56%) ITIL
17 12 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (4.18%) Project Management
18 11 (4.18%) Workflow
18 11 (4.18%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 36 (13.69%) SAS
2 14 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.42%) NetWeaver
3 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.66%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.90%) Lync
5 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.52%) SAP EP
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.14%) Apache
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.42%) SAP ERP
2 9 (3.42%) SAP HCM
3 7 (2.66%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (2.66%) SAP LE
3 7 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.28%) Maximo
4 6 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.28%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (1.90%) SAP QM
5 5 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.90%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.90%) SAP WM
5 5 (1.90%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.52%) Agresso
6 4 (1.52%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.14%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.14%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.14%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Route 53
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) Firewall
2 5 (1.90%) Intranet
2 5 (1.90%) NAS
3 4 (1.52%) MPLS
4 3 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.14%) LDAP
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) LAN
5 2 (0.76%) WAN
5 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) 2G
6 1 (0.38%) RNC
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) HSPA
6 1 (0.38%) LTE
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (6.84%) OLAP
3 17 (6.46%) OLAP Cube
4 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.14%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.76%) DB2
9 2 (0.76%) MySQL
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.14%) LSMW
3 2 (0.76%) Maven
3 2 (0.76%) AnthillPro
3 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.38%) Toad
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (21.29%) Finance
2 17 (6.46%) Retail
3 11 (4.18%) Banking
4 8 (3.04%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.66%) Advertising
6 6 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.80%) HTML
1 10 (3.80%) .NET
2 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.52%) Web Services
3 4 (1.52%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.14%) J2EE
4 3 (1.14%) XML
4 3 (1.14%) JSR 170
5 2 (0.76%) jQuery
5 2 (0.76%) CSS
5 2 (0.76%) SOAP
5 2 (0.76%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) Spring
6 1 (0.38%) JTA
6 1 (0.38%) Ajax
6 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.38%) JSP
6 1 (0.38%) Servlets
6 1 (0.38%) EDI
6 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.28%) User Experience
2 5 (1.90%) FMCG
3 4 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.14%) LIMS
5 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.38%) NHS
6 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.38%) Clustering
6 1 (0.38%) IVR
6 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Windows
2 7 (2.66%) UNIX
2 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.28%) Linux
3 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) HPUX
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.65%) Migration
2 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (8.75%) CRM
4 21 (7.98%) ERP
4 21 (7.98%) ETL
5 14 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.94%) Logistics
7 12 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.56%) ITIL
8 11 (4.18%) Project Management
8 11 (4.18%) Workflow
9 10 (3.80%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.04%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.28%) Data Entry
11 6 (2.28%) Data Modelling
11 6 (2.28%) Data Governance
12 5 (1.90%) SOA
12 5 (1.90%) Information Security
12 5 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (1.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.13%) SQL
2 12 (4.56%) ABAP
3 9 (3.42%) C#
3 9 (3.42%) Java
4 7 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.66%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.66%) SAPscript
5 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.14%) C
7 2 (0.76%) C++
7 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (1.90%) CISSP
1 5 (1.90%) CEH
1 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.52%) CISM
2 4 (1.52%) GIAC
3 3 (1.14%) CIPD
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) CCSP
5 1 (0.38%) CCNA
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) Degree
5 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.66%) vSphere
4 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) Firmware
7 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (2.28%) SCCM
2 5 (1.90%) SCOM
3 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView
4 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (25.86%) SAP
2 38 (14.45%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.41%) Oracle
4 13 (4.94%) IBM
5 11 (4.18%) Cisco
5 11 (4.18%) VMware
6 7 (2.66%) HP
7 5 (1.90%) EMC
7 5 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.52%) Symantec
8 4 (1.52%) Websense
8 4 (1.52%) F5
9 3 (1.14%) BT
9 3 (1.14%) Primavera
9 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.14%) Adobe
9 3 (1.14%) NetApp
9 3 (1.14%) Cognos
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago