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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 132 113 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.41% 4.86% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.20% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 56
Average daily rate
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£416 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £346 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
2784 2175 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.08% 93.63% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1319 1051
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 107 123
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £10.00 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 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
West Yorkshire -2 86 £400 - 28
South Yorkshire +14 35 £424 -10.68% 3
East Yorkshire +1 2 £360 -28.00% 1
North Yorkshire -22 1 - - 5
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 60 (24.00%) Finance
2 45 (18.00%) Oracle
3 43 (17.20%) SAP
4 42 (16.80%) SQL
5 39 (15.60%) Windows
6 35 (14.00%) UNIX
7 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
8 31 (12.40%) Migration
9 25 (10.00%) ETL
9 25 (10.00%) SAS
10 23 (9.20%) VMware
11 22 (8.80%) Linux
12 21 (8.40%) ITIL
12 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
13 19 (7.60%) CRM
13 19 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.00%) JavaScript
14 15 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (6.00%) Data Centre
15 14 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (5.60%) IIS
15 14 (5.60%) MS Excel
16 13 (5.20%) OLAP
16 13 (5.20%) XML
16 13 (5.20%) Retail
16 13 (5.20%) Manufacturing
16 13 (5.20%) Mainframe
16 13 (5.20%) Oracle Database
16 13 (5.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 12 (4.80%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (10.00%) SAS
2 14 (5.60%) IIS
3 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.60%) Tuxedo
6 4 (1.60%) Apache
7 3 (1.20%) CICS
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.80%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.80%) Documentum
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.20%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (2.40%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.60%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.60%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (1.20%) BASE24
7 3 (1.20%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.20%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.20%) Agresso
8 2 (0.80%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.00%) Firewall
2 8 (3.20%) SAN
2 8 (3.20%) Internet
3 7 (2.80%) NAS
4 5 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.60%) LDAP
6 3 (1.20%) ATM
6 3 (1.20%) VPN
6 3 (1.20%) DNS
6 3 (1.20%) SSL
6 3 (1.20%) Intranet
7 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.80%) Wireless
7 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 2 (0.80%) MPLS
7 2 (0.80%) Broadband
7 2 (0.80%) LAN
7 2 (0.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
8 1 (0.40%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.20%) OLAP
2 13 (5.20%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 11 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.60%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.60%) DB2
6 4 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.60%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.20%) Xcelsius
7 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.20%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.20%) Selenium
3 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.80%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) GitLab
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) ERwin
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (5.20%) Manufacturing
2 13 (5.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.80%) Billing
4 6 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.20%) XML
2 10 (4.00%) .NET
3 9 (3.60%) Web Services
4 8 (3.20%) SOAP
5 7 (2.80%) HTML
6 5 (2.00%) J2EE
6 5 (2.00%) jQuery
7 4 (1.60%) CSS
7 4 (1.60%) WSDL
7 4 (1.60%) MDX
8 2 (0.80%) XMPP
8 2 (0.80%) ISPF
8 2 (0.80%) Middleware
8 2 (0.80%) JSP
8 2 (0.80%) Servlets
8 2 (0.80%) SPML
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.80%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.80%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.20%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.80%) CMDB
5 6 (2.40%) User Experience
6 5 (2.00%) Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) FMCG
8 2 (0.80%) VSAM
8 2 (0.80%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.80%) IVR
8 2 (0.80%) GIS
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) Blog
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.40%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.60%) Windows
2 35 (14.00%) UNIX
3 22 (8.80%) Linux
4 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.80%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.40%) AIX
6 5 (2.00%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) zOS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.40%) CentOS
10 1 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.40%) Migration
2 25 (10.00%) ETL
3 21 (8.40%) ITIL
4 19 (7.60%) CRM
4 19 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 9 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.20%) Project Management
8 8 (3.20%) Test Scripting
9 7 (2.80%) Data Management
9 7 (2.80%) Data Modelling
10 6 (2.40%) TDD
10 6 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.00%) Workflow
11 5 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.00%) Revenue Management
11 5 (2.00%) Database Tuning
12 4 (1.60%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.80%) SQL
2 15 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.40%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.40%) Java
4 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.40%) JCL
4 6 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.40%) Perl
4 6 (2.40%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.00%) VBScript
5 5 (2.00%) Jython
6 3 (1.20%) C#
7 2 (0.80%) BeanShell
7 2 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.40%) COBOL
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) ABAP
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.60%) CCNP
5 3 (1.20%) CCNA
5 3 (1.20%) CCDP
5 3 (1.20%) CISSP
5 3 (1.20%) MCSE
5 3 (1.20%) CCIE
5 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.80%) MCITP
6 2 (0.80%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.80%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) CWNA
7 1 (0.40%) CWSP
7 1 (0.40%) CWAP
7 1 (0.40%) CWNE
7 1 (0.40%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.40%) vSphere
2 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.00%) NFS
4 3 (1.20%) vCloud
5 2 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.80%) RACF
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) SRDF
6 1 (0.40%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.60%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.20%) SnapMirror
3 3 (1.20%) SnapVault
3 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.80%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.80%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) vMotion
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (18.00%) Oracle
2 43 (17.20%) SAP
3 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.20%) VMware
5 10 (4.00%) NetApp
5 10 (4.00%) Cisco
5 10 (4.00%) IBM
5 10 (4.00%) HP
6 7 (2.80%) Remedy
7 6 (2.40%) Brocade
8 5 (2.00%) Informatica
8 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.60%) EMC
9 4 (1.60%) Trillium
9 4 (1.60%) CA
10 3 (1.20%) Avaya
10 3 (1.20%) Sun
11 2 (0.80%) Cognos
11 2 (0.80%) Sybase
11 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
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