Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 53 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 97 108 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.28% 4.13% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 4.30% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 53
Leeds median daily rate £475 £488 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +28.29% -2.56%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £303
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £31.31 - £10.90
10th Percentile £24.35 - £10.45
90th Percentile £38.26 - £11.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.31 - £10.90

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2511 3040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.91% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1665 2104
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £558 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 95
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £36.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Consultant in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (25.77%) SAP
2 22 (22.68%) Finance
3 15 (15.46%) Oracle
4 14 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.34%) Information Security
6 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.28%) SQL
8 8 (8.25%) CRM
8 8 (8.25%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
9 7 (7.22%) Java
10 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.19%) Service Management
10 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
10 6 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (5.15%) SIEM
11 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
11 5 (5.15%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
11 5 (5.15%) ITIL
11 5 (5.15%) Unix
11 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.15%) VMware

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 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.09%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.09%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.09%) SAP WM
5 2 (2.06%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.06%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.03%) SAP EWM
6 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.03%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
3 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) DNS
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) WLAN
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) SMS
3 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.06%) Essbase
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) GIS
6 1 (1.03%) Maltego
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.03%) Selenium
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) SAML
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Robotics
5 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Unix
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (11.34%) Information Security
3 8 (8.25%) CRM
4 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
5 6 (6.19%) Service Management
5 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL
6 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.15%) SIEM
7 4 (4.12%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (4.12%) Migration
7 4 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.12%) Workflow
7 4 (4.12%) Workflow Development
8 3 (3.09%) Content Management
8 3 (3.09%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.09%) Data Privacy
8 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) ABAP
4 3 (3.09%) COBOL
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) Scala
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Certification
2 3 (3.09%) CISSP
3 2 (2.06%) CCDA
3 2 (2.06%) CCIP
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.03%) CCDP
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) CCSP
4 1 (1.03%) CISA
4 1 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.15%) GDPR
3 2 (2.06%) PMO
4 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.12%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Ansible
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
1 4 (4.12%) vCenter Server
1 4 (4.12%) vRealize
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.03%) Nagios
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) SAP
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) Splunk
7 2 (2.06%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) Cognos
7 2 (2.06%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.03%) CA
8 1 (1.03%) Dell
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) Kronos
8 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Veeam