The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank - 123 109
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.079% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.084% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +58.33%
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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
2687 2372 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.53% 93.42% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1504 971
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 146
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the Yorkshire region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant across the Yorkshire region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) GIAC
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory