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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 131 107 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.94% 4.74% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 5.06% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 67
Average daily rate
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£449 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £514 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
2460 2116 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.80% 93.71% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1225 1078
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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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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 80 £418 +0.17% 29
North Yorkshire +7 20 £500 +19.40% 2
South Yorkshire +10 19 £413 +11.48% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 91 (32.62%) SAP
2 48 (17.20%) Oracle
3 47 (16.85%) Finance
4 38 (13.62%) Microsoft
5 34 (12.19%) Migration
6 28 (10.04%) SQL
7 25 (8.96%) Windows
8 23 (8.24%) ETL
9 21 (7.53%) CRM
10 20 (7.17%) SAS
11 18 (6.45%) SAP HCM
11 18 (6.45%) VMware
12 17 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.09%) ERP
12 17 (6.09%) IBM
13 16 (5.73%) Active Directory
14 15 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
14 15 (5.38%) ABAP
14 15 (5.38%) Workflow
14 15 (5.38%) SAP IS-U
14 15 (5.38%) Oracle Database
15 14 (5.02%) NetWeaver
16 13 (4.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 13 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
17 12 (4.30%) HTML
18 11 (3.94%) PL/SQL
18 11 (3.94%) OLAP
18 11 (3.94%) SAPscript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 20 (7.17%) SAS
2 14 (5.02%) NetWeaver
3 8 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.79%) SAP EP
6 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.08%) Apache
8 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.08%) Lync
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) SPSS
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.45%) SAP HCM
2 15 (5.38%) SAP IS-U
3 13 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.87%) SAP ERP
4 8 (2.87%) SAP QM
5 7 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.51%) SAP LE
6 6 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.79%) Agresso
7 5 (1.79%) SAP PM
7 5 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.43%) SAP EHS
8 4 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.43%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.43%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.43%) SAP PS
8 4 (1.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.08%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Route 53
2 2 (0.72%) CloudFront
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.94%) Firewall
2 5 (1.79%) NAS
3 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.72%) Network Security
5 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.72%) SAN
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) GPRS
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) SMTP
6 1 (0.36%) CTI
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) 3G
6 1 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.94%) OLAP
5 10 (3.58%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.15%) Pentaho
9 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.43%) DB2
12 3 (1.08%) MySQL
12 3 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) ClearQuest
1 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.72%) AnthillPro
3 2 (0.72%) Maven
3 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.72%) LSMW
3 2 (0.72%) Ant
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) Toad
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (16.85%) Finance
2 11 (3.94%) Banking
3 10 (3.58%) Retail
3 10 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.87%) Advertising
5 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Billing
6 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.30%) HTML
2 10 (3.58%) Web Services
3 9 (3.23%) .NET
4 7 (2.51%) XML
5 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (1.43%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.43%) BAPI
7 3 (1.08%) SOAP
7 3 (1.08%) J2EE
7 3 (1.08%) JSR 170
8 2 (0.72%) WCF
8 2 (0.72%) jQuery
8 2 (0.72%) JSON
8 2 (0.72%) REST
8 2 (0.72%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) JSP
9 1 (0.36%) Servlets
9 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 5 (1.79%) FMCG
3 4 (1.43%) Smart Meter
3 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.08%) LIMS
4 3 (1.08%) User Experience
4 3 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.36%) GIS
6 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.36%) IVR
6 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.96%) Windows
2 10 (3.58%) Linux
3 8 (2.87%) UNIX
3 8 (2.87%) AIX
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.72%) HPUX
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.19%) Migration
2 23 (8.24%) ETL
3 21 (7.53%) CRM
4 17 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (6.09%) ERP
5 15 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (5.38%) Workflow
6 10 (3.58%) Logistics
7 9 (3.23%) ITIL
8 8 (2.87%) Data Migration
9 7 (2.51%) Data Modelling
9 7 (2.51%) SOA
9 7 (2.51%) Information Security
10 6 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (2.15%) Test Scripting
10 6 (2.15%) Data Entry
10 6 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (1.79%) OO
11 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2
11 5 (1.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.04%) SQL
2 15 (5.38%) ABAP
3 11 (3.94%) PL/SQL
3 11 (3.94%) SAPscript
4 8 (2.87%) C#
4 8 (2.87%) Java
5 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.43%) Perl
6 4 (1.43%) C
7 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.08%) LINC
8 2 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.43%) CISA
2 4 (1.43%) CISM
3 3 (1.08%) CISSP
3 3 (1.08%) CIPD
3 3 (1.08%) CEH
3 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) GIAC
4 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CCSP
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) SSCP
5 1 (0.36%) NCIE
5 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.15%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.51%) vSphere
4 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.79%) SCCM
1 5 (1.79%) SCOM
2 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) OpenView
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 91 (32.62%) SAP
2 48 (17.20%) Oracle
3 38 (13.62%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.45%) VMware
5 17 (6.09%) IBM
6 10 (3.58%) Cisco
7 7 (2.51%) HP
8 6 (2.15%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.79%) Citrix
9 5 (1.79%) EMC
9 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.79%) Symantec
9 5 (1.79%) F5
10 4 (1.43%) Websense
10 4 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) Adobe
11 3 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.08%) NetApp
11 3 (1.08%) Primavera
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Dewsbury
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Dewsbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago