The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 24 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.90% 5.54% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 5.83% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 215 360 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 92.67% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 264 160
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.50 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Sheffield

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Sheffield

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Sheffield

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (26.83%) Information Security
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
2 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (24.39%) CESG
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.07%) CLAS
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Finance
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
6 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (12.20%) Secure Coding
7 4 (9.76%) Skype
7 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) PBX
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.32%) Tableau
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.32%) Network Security
8 3 (7.32%) Hadoop

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.32%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
1 2 (4.88%) OpenDNS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) PBX
1 4 (9.76%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Maltego
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ProC
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) CESG
2 7 (17.07%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (26.83%) Information Security
2 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
3 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
5 5 (12.20%) Secure Coding
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (7.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Cluster Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Server Building
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) PROC SQL
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Macro
2 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CLAS
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CISA
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) BS25999
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) vCloud
1 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) Pega
3 2 (4.88%) Polycom
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Samsung
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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