The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 30 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.

Consultant
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 58 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.71% 3.27% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 3.38% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 32
Median daily rate £475 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £438
% change year-on-year +3.15% -0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 989 1392 1115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.73% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 971 732
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (30.30%) SAP
2 34 (25.76%) Finance
3 22 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
3 22 (16.67%) ERP
4 17 (12.88%) Billing
5 13 (9.85%) Banking
5 13 (9.85%) Workflow
5 13 (9.85%) Project Management
6 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.09%) VMware
6 12 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.58%) Marketing
7 10 (7.58%) CRM
7 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
8 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
8 9 (6.82%) ITIL
8 9 (6.82%) Migration
8 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
8 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.82%) Data Quality
9 8 (6.06%) Law
9 8 (6.06%) SQL
9 8 (6.06%) SLA
9 8 (6.06%) Tivoli
9 8 (6.06%) NetIQ
10 7 (5.30%) Middleware
10 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.30%) ABAP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
2 5 (3.79%) MS Project
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 12 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (4.55%) SAP CRM
4 4 (3.03%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Office 365
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
1 5 (3.79%) LAN
2 4 (3.03%) FCoE
3 3 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) BGP
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.52%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.52%) Network Security
4 2 (1.52%) NX-OS
4 2 (1.52%) OSPF
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (4.55%) DB2
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.52%) Big Data
4 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.52%) Power BI
4 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.76%) DataStage
5 1 (0.76%) OLAP
5 1 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) GoCD
4 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (25.76%) Finance
2 17 (12.88%) Billing
3 13 (9.85%) Banking
4 10 (7.58%) Marketing
5 8 (6.06%) Law
6 7 (5.30%) Legal
6 7 (5.30%) Publishing
7 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.76%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Middleware
1 7 (5.30%) SAP Fiori
1 7 (5.30%) SAPUI5
2 6 (4.55%) HTML
3 4 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.52%) Mason
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Avro
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.76%) MDX
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Replication
4 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) IVR
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.67%) ERP
2 13 (9.85%) Project Management
2 13 (9.85%) Workflow
3 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 10 (7.58%) CRM
5 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.82%) ITIL
5 9 (6.82%) Migration
6 7 (5.30%) Analytics
6 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.30%) Information Architecture
6 7 (5.30%) Product Management
6 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.55%) Workflow Development
8 4 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.03%) ETL
8 4 (3.03%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) SQL
2 7 (5.30%) ABAP
2 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) Scala
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) PCI QSA
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.06%) SLA
3 5 (3.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.79%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.55%) vRealize
3 4 (3.03%) Ansible
3 4 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (30.30%) SAP
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) VMware
3 8 (6.06%) NetIQ
4 6 (4.55%) Cisco
4 6 (4.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.79%) CyberArk
6 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.27%) Brocade
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle
8 2 (1.52%) F5
8 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.52%) Juniper
8 2 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) Lotus
9 1 (0.76%) Progress
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