The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 110 112 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.72% 5.30% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 5.65% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1981 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.44% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1052 1299
Average daily rate £339 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 125 156
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
England

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 July 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 28 July 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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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 -3 66 £400 -10.61% 32
South Yorkshire -2 11 £450 - 5
North Yorkshire +6 9 £400 +6.66% 16
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 59 (27.83%) Oracle
2 47 (22.17%) Finance
3 44 (20.75%) SAP
4 38 (17.92%) Migration
5 31 (14.62%) SQL
6 22 (10.38%) Windows
6 22 (10.38%) Microsoft
7 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.55%) SAP IS-U
9 15 (7.08%) ETL
10 14 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
11 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
12 12 (5.66%) Data Migration
12 12 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database
12 12 (5.66%) Workflow
12 12 (5.66%) VMware
12 12 (5.66%) Retail
13 11 (5.19%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.19%) IBM
14 10 (4.72%) .NET
14 10 (4.72%) Java
14 10 (4.72%) Banking
14 10 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (4.25%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (4.25%) XML
15 9 (4.25%) Linux
15 9 (4.25%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (4.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (4.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.30%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.42%) Lync
4 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
5 2 (0.94%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) nginx
5 2 (0.94%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.47%) CICS
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (7.55%) SAP IS-U
2 12 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.83%) SAP HCM
7 5 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.89%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.42%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.42%) SAP QM
10 2 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.89%) SAN
3 3 (1.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.42%) Wireless
4 2 (0.94%) IPsec
4 2 (0.94%) VPN
4 2 (0.94%) IPv4
4 2 (0.94%) VoIP
4 2 (0.94%) Intranet
4 2 (0.94%) HTTP
4 2 (0.94%) MPLS
4 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) SMTP
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) DMZ
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
1 14 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.30%) Pentaho
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.36%) DB2
5 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.36%) QlikView
5 5 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.89%) Big Data
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.94%) OLAP
7 2 (0.94%) MySQL
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) ClearCase
1 4 (1.89%) ClearQuest
2 3 (1.42%) Toad
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.94%) JIRA
3 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.94%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.94%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Ant
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) ProC
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Retail
3 10 (4.72%) Banking
4 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.30%) Billing
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.72%) .NET
2 9 (4.25%) XML
3 7 (3.30%) Web Services
4 6 (2.83%) HTML
4 6 (2.83%) CSS
5 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.36%) Ajax
6 4 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (1.89%) J2EE
6 4 (1.89%) BAPI
7 3 (1.42%) EDI
7 3 (1.42%) jQuery
7 3 (1.42%) JSON
7 3 (1.42%) REST
7 3 (1.42%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.94%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.94%) XMPP
8 2 (0.94%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.25%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.30%) Smart Meter
2 7 (3.30%) NHS
3 4 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.42%) PKI
4 3 (1.42%) Open Source
5 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.47%) Informatics
6 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.47%) DataPower
6 1 (0.47%) PMI
6 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.38%) Windows
2 9 (4.25%) Linux
3 6 (2.83%) AIX
3 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.89%) UNIX
5 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) zOS
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.92%) Migration
2 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (7.08%) ETL
4 12 (5.66%) Workflow
4 12 (5.66%) Data Migration
5 11 (5.19%) Business Analysis
6 10 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.77%) Data Modelling
8 7 (3.30%) CRM
8 7 (3.30%) Project Management
8 7 (3.30%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.30%) Data Management
9 6 (2.83%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.83%) EAM
9 6 (2.83%) OO
10 5 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (1.89%) Master Data Management
11 4 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.62%) SQL
2 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
3 10 (4.72%) Java
4 8 (3.77%) ABAP
5 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.30%) C#
5 7 (3.30%) X++
6 4 (1.89%) Perl
7 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.42%) C
7 3 (1.42%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.47%) SQR
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.47%) COBOL
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) MCITP
3 3 (1.42%) MCSE
4 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) NCDA
5 1 (0.47%) NCIE
5 1 (0.47%) VCAP
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) CCA
5 1 (0.47%) CISSP
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) vSphere
3 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (27.83%) Oracle
2 44 (20.75%) SAP
3 22 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.66%) VMware
5 11 (5.19%) IBM
6 8 (3.77%) Cisco
7 7 (3.30%) Greenplum
8 6 (2.83%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.83%) HP
9 5 (2.36%) EMC
9 5 (2.36%) Citrix
9 5 (2.36%) Cognos
9 5 (2.36%) NetApp
10 3 (1.42%) Siebel
11 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.94%) Informatica
11 2 (0.94%) Epicor
11 2 (0.94%) Mercator
11 2 (0.94%) Veeam
12 1 (0.47%) Splunk
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