The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 24 37 27
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.68% 3.77% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.95% 3.91% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 6
Median daily rate £425 £436 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 446 512 390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.12% 96.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 344 258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +6 25 £450 -2.70% 2
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security
3 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (19.23%) CESG
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
6 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (13.46%) Banking
6 7 (13.46%) Skype
6 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) CLAS
7 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
7 6 (11.54%) PBX
7 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.69%) Office 365
9 4 (7.69%) Polycom
9 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Skype
2 6 (11.54%) PBX
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ERwin
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Ajax
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) XHTML
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) CESG
2 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) BYOD
6 1 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security
3 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
4 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
5 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
6 5 (9.62%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) ERP
8 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) CRM
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Data Security
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CLAS
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) CISA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CISM
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) BS25999
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Polycom
3 3 (5.77%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Brocade
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (1.92%) Samsung
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Zend