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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 36 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 113 108 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.62% 4.86% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.17% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 66
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£425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
2271 2088 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.92% 94.05% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1222 945
Average daily rate £355 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 171
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 70 £423 -5.94% 29
North Yorkshire +15 15 £508 +69.16% 11
South Yorkshire +1 15 £447 +19.20% 10
East Yorkshire - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 75 (27.68%) SAP
2 55 (20.30%) Finance
3 41 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 31 (11.44%) SAS
5 29 (10.70%) Migration
6 28 (10.33%) Oracle
7 25 (9.23%) SQL
7 25 (9.23%) CRM
8 21 (7.75%) ERP
9 20 (7.38%) Windows
10 19 (7.01%) ETL
10 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.64%) Firewall
11 18 (6.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 16 (5.90%) MS Excel
13 15 (5.54%) OLAP
13 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
13 15 (5.54%) NetWeaver
14 14 (5.17%) VMware
14 14 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
14 14 (5.17%) SAP HCM
15 13 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
15 13 (4.80%) Retail
15 13 (4.80%) IBM
15 13 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.80%) ABAP
15 13 (4.80%) HTML
16 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
16 12 (4.43%) Cisco
16 12 (4.43%) Workflow

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (11.44%) SAS
2 15 (5.54%) NetWeaver
3 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.85%) SAP EP
7 4 (1.48%) Lync
8 3 (1.11%) Apache
8 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.37%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (5.17%) SAP HCM
2 13 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (3.32%) SAP ERP
4 7 (2.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (2.58%) SAP CO
4 7 (2.58%) SAP FI
4 7 (2.58%) SAP LE
5 6 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (2.21%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (1.85%) SAP QM
6 5 (1.85%) SAP MM
6 5 (1.85%) SAP SD
6 5 (1.85%) Agresso
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (1.48%) SAP EHS
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (1.48%) Maximo
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (1.11%) SAP PP
8 3 (1.11%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Office 365
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) Route 53
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.74%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.64%) Firewall
2 5 (1.85%) NAS
3 4 (1.48%) Intranet
3 4 (1.48%) MPLS
4 3 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.74%) Network Security
5 2 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.74%) SAN
5 2 (0.74%) LAN
5 2 (0.74%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) 2G
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) 3G
6 1 (0.37%) CTI
6 1 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 15 (5.54%) OLAP
3 14 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
4 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.11%) MySQL
9 3 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.11%) LSMW
3 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.74%) Maven
3 2 (0.74%) AnthillPro
3 2 (0.74%) Ant
4 1 (0.37%) Toad
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (20.30%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Retail
3 10 (3.69%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.69%) Banking
4 9 (3.32%) Advertising
5 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.11%) Publishing
7 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.80%) HTML
2 10 (3.69%) .NET
3 7 (2.58%) Web Services
4 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.48%) XML
5 4 (1.48%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.11%) J2EE
6 3 (1.11%) JSR 170
7 2 (0.74%) JSON
7 2 (0.74%) jQuery
7 2 (0.74%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.37%) SAML
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
8 1 (0.37%) JSP
8 1 (0.37%) Servlets
8 1 (0.37%) EDI
8 1 (0.37%) WCF
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (1.85%) FMCG
2 4 (1.48%) User Experience
3 3 (1.11%) LIMS
3 3 (1.11%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.37%) IVR
5 1 (0.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Replication
5 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.37%) GIS
5 1 (0.37%) NHS
5 1 (0.37%) PKI
5 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.38%) Windows
2 8 (2.95%) UNIX
3 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.21%) Linux
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) HPUX
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.70%) Migration
2 25 (9.23%) CRM
3 21 (7.75%) ERP
4 19 (7.01%) ETL
4 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (4.43%) Workflow
7 11 (4.06%) ITIL
8 10 (3.69%) Data Migration
8 10 (3.69%) Logistics
8 10 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (2.95%) Information Security
10 7 (2.58%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.21%) Data Entry
11 6 (2.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (2.21%) SOA
12 5 (1.85%) Data Modelling
12 5 (1.85%) Data Governance
12 5 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.23%) SQL
2 13 (4.80%) ABAP
3 8 (2.95%) Java
3 8 (2.95%) C#
3 8 (2.95%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.95%) SAPscript
4 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.11%) C
6 3 (1.11%) LINC
7 2 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.85%) CISSP
1 5 (1.85%) CEH
2 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.48%) CISA
2 4 (1.48%) CISM
2 4 (1.48%) GIAC
3 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.11%) CIPD
4 1 (0.37%) SSCP
4 1 (0.37%) CCSP
4 1 (0.37%) CCNA
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.37%) MCSE
4 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.95%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.58%) vSphere
4 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) Samba
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) SCCM
2 5 (1.85%) SCOM
3 4 (1.48%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) OpenView
5 1 (0.37%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 75 (27.68%) SAP
2 41 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.33%) Oracle
4 14 (5.17%) VMware
5 13 (4.80%) IBM
6 12 (4.43%) Cisco
7 7 (2.58%) HP
8 6 (2.21%) EMC
9 5 (1.85%) Symantec
9 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.85%) F5
10 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.48%) Adobe
10 4 (1.48%) Websense
11 3 (1.11%) BT
11 3 (1.11%) NetApp
11 3 (1.11%) Citrix
11 3 (1.11%) Primavera
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