Period
to 27 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Payroll Consultant was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Payroll Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 686 816
Rank change year-on-year +154 +130 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Payroll Consultant 17 32 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.052% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 25
Median daily rate £410 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% -7.32% -2.01%
10th Percentile £340 £402 £418
90th Percentile £489 £582 £623
UK median daily rate £413 £475 £513
% change year-on-year -13.16% -7.32% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 32,476 60,973 85,023
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 93.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,328 41,285 57,913
Median daily rate £475 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £275
90th Percentile £651 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,191 2,204 2,459
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.84%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.43 £18.00 £17.55
% change year-on-year +30.17% +2.56% -1.07%

Payroll Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Payroll Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Payroll Consultant in England

Payroll Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Payroll Consultant in England.

Daily rate trend for Payroll Consultant in England

Payroll Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Payroll Consultant in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Payroll Consultant in England

Payroll Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Payroll Consultant in England.

Hourly rate trend for Payroll Consultant in England

Payroll Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payroll Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +95 6 £410 -18.00%
South East +124 4 - -
Midlands +61 2 £413 -15.38%
West Midlands +48 2 £413 -15.38%
Payroll Consultant
UK

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, Payroll Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Payroll Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Payroll
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (23.53%) SQLPlus
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Gathering
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (23.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Change
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CIPD
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.88%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Workday