Period
to 27 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a Payroll Consultant was £534 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 667 510 782
Rank change year-on-year -157 +272 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Payroll Consultant 21 29 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.094% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 25
10th Percentile £361 £481 £383
25th Percentile £442 £511 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £534 £533 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.23% +12.11% -5.00%
75th Percentile £620 £671 £550
90th Percentile £704 £708 £620
UK median daily rate £544 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +3.57% +10.53% -5.00%

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 52,905 31,003 79,580
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 93.51% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36,716 20,971 53,831
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £689 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £469
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.39% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,715 1,026 2,447
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.58 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £42.90 £42.47 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.58 £52.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +6.86%

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 July 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 July 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 -127 9 £503 -4.29% 1
North of England -37 1 - -
South East -56 1 £700 +0.72% 1
North West - 1 - -
Payroll Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (71.43%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Data Conversion
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
4 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (9.52%) Workday
7 1 (4.76%) iTrent

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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.76%) iTrent
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (4.76%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
1 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Data Conversion
1 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
1 4 (19.05%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Workday