Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 52 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.70% 6.64% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 6.96% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 34
South Yorkshire median daily rate £588 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £600 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £70.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 863 790 1,083
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.41% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 455 729
South Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £215
90th Percentile £550 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 51
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £20.66 £15.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.01% +31.43% +20.88%
10th Percentile £9.45 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.10 £34.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +1.38%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -10 42 £608 +21.50% 16
Doncaster -2 3 £394 -10.00% 3
Barnsley - 1 £300 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 21 (40.38%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.92%) Threat Modelling
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Finance
5 7 (13.46%) CISA
5 7 (13.46%) CISM
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Windows
5 7 (13.46%) CISSP
6 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security
6 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) ACF2
7 5 (9.62%) ISPF
7 5 (9.62%) REXX
7 5 (9.62%) zOS
7 5 (9.62%) RACF
7 5 (9.62%) JCL
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.62%) SAP
8 4 (7.69%) Python
8 4 (7.69%) SAN
8 4 (7.69%) SAP APO
8 4 (7.69%) Internet
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps

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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP APO
1 4 (7.69%) SAP IBP
1 4 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) NAS
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Power BI
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) GoCD
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) ISPF
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) Flash
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) LPAR
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) zOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.92%) Threat Modelling
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (5.77%) Coaching
8 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) SIEM
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) JCL
1 5 (9.62%) REXX
2 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) CISA
2 7 (13.46%) CISM
2 7 (13.46%) CISSP
3 2 (3.85%) ISACA
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) ACF2
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) RACF
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Terraform
2 2 (3.85%) WMI
3 1 (1.92%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.92%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.62%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Google
2 3 (5.77%) NetApp
3 2 (3.85%) EMC
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.92%) Ariba
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) McAfee
4 1 (1.92%) Netezza
4 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec
4 1 (1.92%) VMware