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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 37 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 140 128 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.77% 4.39% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 4.61% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 54
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -11.04%
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
2818 2777 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.95% 95.30% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1933 1742 1511
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 123
Average hourly rate £13.35 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.41 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +12 94 £475 +15.64% 31
South Yorkshire -8 19 £475 +2.70% 6
North Yorkshire -1 18 £413 -13.15% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 60 (25.97%) Finance
2 42 (18.18%) SAP
3 38 (16.45%) Microsoft
4 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.12%) Windows
6 27 (11.69%) Oracle
7 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.96%) Project Management
8 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 21 (9.09%) Banking
10 20 (8.66%) Office 365
10 20 (8.66%) Data Centre
11 19 (8.23%) SQL
11 19 (8.23%) Active Directory
12 18 (7.79%) Change Management
12 18 (7.79%) Migration
12 18 (7.79%) VMware
13 17 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.36%) Information Security
13 17 (7.36%) CRM
13 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
14 16 (6.93%) Linux
15 15 (6.49%) MS Office
15 15 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
16 13 (5.63%) Unix
16 13 (5.63%) .NET
16 13 (5.63%) SAP IS-U
17 12 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.46%) SAS
4 7 (3.03%) IIS
5 6 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.73%) nginx
6 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.87%) Jetty
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.49%) MS Office
3 12 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.16%) MS Project
6 4 (1.73%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (5.63%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.16%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.73%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.30%) Maximo
6 3 (1.30%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.87%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.66%) Office 365
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.87%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.87%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.43%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) DNS
1 6 (2.60%) Firewall
1 6 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.16%) FTP
3 4 (1.73%) HTTP
4 3 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.30%) Network Security
4 3 (1.30%) SSH
4 3 (1.30%) TACACS
5 2 (0.87%) DHCP
5 2 (0.87%) Intranet
5 2 (0.87%) IPsec
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) VLAN
5 2 (0.87%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) 3G
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.30%) Big Data
7 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.87%) QlikView
8 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.16%) Selenium
3 4 (1.73%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.73%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.87%) GitLab
4 2 (0.87%) JIRA
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.43%) ERwin
5 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (25.97%) Finance
2 21 (9.09%) Banking
3 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 4 (1.73%) Advertising
5 4 (1.73%) Billing
6 3 (1.30%) Games
6 3 (1.30%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.63%) .NET
2 12 (5.19%) Middleware
3 6 (2.60%) Web Services
4 5 (2.16%) XML
5 4 (1.73%) HTML
6 3 (1.30%) CSS
7 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.87%) COM
7 2 (0.87%) J2EE
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.87%) Servlets
7 2 (0.87%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.43%) EDI
8 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.43%) JMS
8 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.43%) WSDL
8 1 (0.43%) XSD
8 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.66%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.60%) Credit Risk
3 6 (2.60%) User Experience
3 6 (2.60%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.16%) Statistics
5 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.73%) Economics
5 4 (1.73%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) iSeries
6 2 (0.87%) Physics
6 2 (0.87%) Psychology
6 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.12%) Windows
2 16 (6.93%) Linux
3 13 (5.63%) Unix
4 11 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.87%) CentOS
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (9.96%) Project Management
3 18 (7.79%) Change Management
3 18 (7.79%) Migration
4 17 (7.36%) CRM
4 17 (7.36%) Information Security
4 17 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 11 (4.76%) ERP
7 9 (3.90%) Analytics
7 9 (3.90%) Business Analysis
7 9 (3.90%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (3.90%) Six Sigma
8 8 (3.46%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (3.46%) Coaching
8 8 (3.46%) Conflict Management
8 8 (3.46%) Integration Testing
8 8 (3.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.23%) SQL
2 11 (4.76%) Java
3 10 (4.33%) ABAP
4 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.03%) C#
6 6 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.30%) C
8 3 (1.30%) VBA
9 2 (0.87%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.87%) R
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 7 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (2.60%) Degree
3 5 (2.16%) CISSP
3 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.73%) CISM
4 4 (1.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.30%) CISA
5 3 (1.30%) MCSA
5 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) CISMP
6 2 (0.87%) GCIH
6 2 (0.87%) GSEC
6 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.43%) GIAC
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.60%) ISO27005
3 6 (2.60%) RMADS
4 5 (2.16%) QA
5 3 (1.30%) COBIT
5 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.87%) WCAG
7 1 (0.43%) COSO
7 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.73%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.87%) Docker
5 2 (0.87%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.43%) vCloud
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Puppet
1 6 (2.60%) SCCM
2 4 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.73%) SCOM
3 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) Nagios
4 2 (0.87%) Opsview
5 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Piwik
5 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.43%) SCSM
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 42 (18.18%) SAP
2 38 (16.45%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.69%) Oracle
4 18 (7.79%) VMware
5 7 (3.03%) Cisco
5 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.16%) Minitab
7 4 (1.73%) Cognos
7 4 (1.73%) F5
7 4 (1.73%) HP
7 4 (1.73%) IBM
8 3 (1.30%) Citrix
8 3 (1.30%) Google
8 3 (1.30%) Lotus
9 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.87%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago