The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.17% 4.25% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 4.44% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 37
Median daily rate £475 £482 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.34% +20.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +14.16%  

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 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3642 4113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 27 (28.42%) SAP
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
3 14 (14.74%) Banking
4 13 (13.68%) ITIL
5 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
6 10 (10.53%) ERP
6 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle
7 9 (9.47%) VMware
8 8 (8.42%) Law
8 8 (8.42%) Project Management
8 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.42%) SLA
8 8 (8.42%) Tivoli
8 8 (8.42%) NetIQ
8 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.42%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (7.37%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) SQL
9 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.37%) Billing
9 7 (7.37%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (6.32%) Puppet
10 6 (6.32%) Product Management
10 6 (6.32%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.32%) JIRA

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 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (7.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.16%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.05%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.11%) IaaS
3 2 (2.11%) PaaS
3 2 (2.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) OpenDNS
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
1 4 (4.21%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) BGP
3 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.11%) FCoE
3 2 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.11%) OSPF
3 2 (2.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) DataStage
2 4 (4.21%) DB2
2 4 (4.21%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (4.21%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.05%) Maltego
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.32%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Law
4 7 (7.37%) Billing
5 6 (6.32%) Legal
6 4 (4.21%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.05%) Advertising
8 1 (1.05%) Electronics
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Avro
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.05%) J2EE
2 1 (1.05%) JDBC
2 1 (1.05%) JMS
2 1 (1.05%) JNI
2 1 (1.05%) JSF
2 1 (1.05%) JSP
2 1 (1.05%) Mason
2 1 (1.05%) SAML
2 1 (1.05%) Servlets
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) CMDB
5 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.53%) ERP
3 8 (8.42%) Programme Delivery
3 8 (8.42%) Project Management
4 7 (7.37%) Analytics
4 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.32%) Data Analytics
5 6 (6.32%) ITSM
5 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.32%) Product Management
5 6 (6.32%) Service Management
5 6 (6.32%) Workflow
5 6 (6.32%) Workflow Development
6 5 (5.26%) Information Security
7 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.21%) Data Integration
7 4 (4.21%) ETL
7 4 (4.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.37%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) ABAP
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.21%) PCI QSA
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.05%) CCIE
4 1 (1.05%) PMP
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.32%) Ansible
2 6 (6.32%) Puppet
2 6 (6.32%) vCenter Server
2 6 (6.32%) vRealize
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) SAP
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) NetIQ
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.16%) Cognos
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe
6 2 (2.11%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.05%) Kronos
7 1 (1.05%) Progress
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (1.05%) Veeam
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