The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 113 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
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£500 £450 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +46.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £43.48
Technical Consultant
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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
2402 2118 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.49% 93.35% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1216 1149
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £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 139 118 143
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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 0 8 £500 - 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 5 (25.00%) SAPscript
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) SAP HCM
4 4 (20.00%) ABAP
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) SAP EP
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) EAM
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (15.00%) SAP EP
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) JTA
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) EAM
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (5.00%) System Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SAPscript
1 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) ABAP
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco