Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 58 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.82% 6.94% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 7.28% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 31
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £373 £325 £375
90th Percentile £575 £630 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +247.83% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 945 769 971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.29% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 429 679
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £185 £263
90th Percentile £538 £565 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 27
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.15% -11.67% +21.21%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £22.99 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% -6.46% +3.85%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in South Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 46 £450 -7.69% 5
Doncaster - 3 £445 -
Rotherham - 2 £495 - 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (18.97%) Web Operations
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) Finance
6 10 (17.24%) Oracle
7 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
8 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
8 8 (13.79%) ForeScout
8 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.79%) Python
8 8 (13.79%) SMS
8 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 7 (12.07%) Middleware
9 7 (12.07%) SSL
9 7 (12.07%) Web Services
9 7 (12.07%) Puppet
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 6 (10.34%) Ansible
10 6 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (10.34%) HTTP
11 5 (8.62%) ITIL
11 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
11 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
11 5 (8.62%) Ruby
11 5 (8.62%) SCCM
11 5 (8.62%) Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Mule
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) SMS
2 7 (12.07%) SSL
3 6 (10.34%) HTTP
4 3 (5.17%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Flink
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.45%) JMeter
5 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.45%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Middleware
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) RESTful
2 3 (5.17%) SAML
3 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) JSP
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.17%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (18.97%) Web Operations
4 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.07%) DevOps
6 6 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) Task Automation
9 3 (5.17%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (5.17%) Open Source
9 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.17%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.17%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Security Operations
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Python
2 5 (8.62%) Ruby
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.17%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GCP
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
3 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) SCCM
4 3 (5.17%) Terraform
5 2 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (1.72%) Kibana
6 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.72%) logstash
6 1 (1.72%) SCOM
6 1 (1.72%) vRealize
6 1 (1.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) ForeScout
4 4 (6.90%) McAfee
5 3 (5.17%) ForgeRock
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Sun
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) BMC
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Intel
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) Tableau