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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 36 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 124 112 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.63% 4.55% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 4.85% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £314 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
2482 2308 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.75% 93.78% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1402 944
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 114 146
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -4 71 £425 -5.55% 42
North Yorkshire +20 25 £450 +44.00% 5
South Yorkshire +1 14 £406 +1.56% 8
East Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (23.02%) SAP
2 55 (21.83%) Finance
3 40 (15.87%) Microsoft
4 33 (13.10%) SAS
5 32 (12.70%) Oracle
6 26 (10.32%) SQL
7 23 (9.13%) Migration
8 22 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (8.73%) Windows
9 21 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 20 (7.94%) ETL
10 20 (7.94%) Retail
11 18 (7.14%) OLAP
12 17 (6.75%) MS Excel
12 17 (6.75%) CRM
13 16 (6.35%) OLAP Cube
14 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
15 14 (5.56%) ERP
15 14 (5.56%) Active Directory
15 14 (5.56%) Firewall
16 13 (5.16%) Project Management
16 13 (5.16%) .NET
17 12 (4.76%) ABAP
17 12 (4.76%) ITIL
17 12 (4.76%) Cisco
17 12 (4.76%) IBM
17 12 (4.76%) VMware
17 12 (4.76%) Logistics
17 12 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (13.10%) SAS
2 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.57%) NetWeaver
3 9 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.59%) SAP EP
7 3 (1.19%) Apache
7 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.19%) Lync
8 2 (0.79%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) MS Office
2 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) SAP HCM
2 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (2.38%) SAP LE
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.38%) Maximo
4 5 (1.98%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.98%) SAP QM
4 5 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.98%) SAP WM
4 5 (1.98%) Agresso
4 5 (1.98%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.98%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.59%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.19%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.79%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) Firewall
2 5 (1.98%) Intranet
3 4 (1.59%) MPLS
3 4 (1.59%) NAS
4 3 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.79%) CTI
5 2 (0.79%) LDAP
5 2 (0.79%) ATM
5 2 (0.79%) LAN
5 2 (0.79%) VoIP
5 2 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) GPRS
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) 3G
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (7.14%) OLAP
3 16 (6.35%) OLAP Cube
4 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.19%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 2 (0.79%) AnthillPro
3 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Toad
4 1 (0.40%) LSMW
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 55 (21.83%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Retail
3 10 (3.97%) Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Advertising
5 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.59%) Billing
6 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 3 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) .NET
2 10 (3.97%) HTML
3 6 (2.38%) jQuery
3 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.59%) CSS
4 4 (1.59%) J2EE
4 4 (1.59%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.19%) JSON
5 3 (1.19%) JSR 170
6 2 (0.79%) WCF
6 2 (0.79%) REST
6 2 (0.79%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.79%) SOAP
6 2 (0.79%) Web Services
6 2 (0.79%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) EDI
7 1 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.40%) Middleware
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.40%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.17%) User Experience
2 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.59%) Reference Data
2 4 (1.59%) FMCG
3 3 (1.19%) GIS
3 3 (1.19%) LIMS
3 3 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.40%) NHS
4 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.40%) Replication
4 1 (0.40%) Clustering
4 1 (0.40%) IVR
4 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.40%) PKI
4 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.73%) Windows
2 11 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.78%) UNIX
4 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.38%) Linux
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.13%) Migration
2 22 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.94%) ETL
4 17 (6.75%) CRM
5 14 (5.56%) ERP
6 13 (5.16%) Project Management
7 12 (4.76%) ITIL
7 12 (4.76%) Logistics
8 9 (3.57%) Data Migration
8 9 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 8 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.78%) Workflow
11 6 (2.38%) TDD
12 5 (1.98%) Data Entry
12 5 (1.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (1.98%) Data Governance
13 4 (1.59%) Test Strategy
13 4 (1.59%) BDD
13 4 (1.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.32%) SQL
2 12 (4.76%) ABAP
3 10 (3.97%) C#
3 10 (3.97%) Java
4 8 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.17%) SAPscript
5 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.19%) C
6 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) COBOL
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.98%) CISSP
1 5 (1.98%) CEH
1 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
1 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.59%) CISM
2 4 (1.59%) GIAC
2 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.19%) CCNA
3 3 (1.19%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.40%) CIPD
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) SSCP
5 1 (0.40%) CISA
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.79%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.78%) vSphere
4 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) Samba
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) SCCM
2 5 (1.98%) SCOM
3 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
6 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (23.02%) SAP
2 40 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.70%) Oracle
4 12 (4.76%) Cisco
4 12 (4.76%) IBM
4 12 (4.76%) VMware
5 7 (2.78%) HP
6 5 (1.98%) EMC
6 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.59%) Symantec
7 4 (1.59%) Websense
7 4 (1.59%) F5
7 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.19%) Cognos
8 3 (1.19%) Trillium
8 3 (1.19%) Adobe
8 3 (1.19%) BT
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day 6 mths contract
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago