The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 17 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.67% 3.23% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.26% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 92 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.92% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 124
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Halifax

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Halifax

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Halifax

Consultant Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (50.00%) NetIQ