Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.84% 4.37% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% 4.53% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 34
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.82% +8.70%
10th Percentile £395 £325 £377
90th Percentile £600 £645 £605
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 903 905 1,017
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 96.48% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 558 705
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £244
90th Percentile £550 £541 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 42
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.33 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.42% -1.85% +7.83%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.45 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.88 £23.93 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% -7.14% +7.69%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +15 47 £500 +5.26% 14
Doncaster - 4 £350 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Linux
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle
4 14 (25.00%) Python
5 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
6 12 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (17.86%) Web Operations
8 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (16.07%) Perl
9 9 (16.07%) Ansible
9 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
10 8 (14.29%) Puppet
10 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 8 (14.29%) ForeScout
10 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.29%) Unix
10 8 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (12.50%) SAN
11 7 (12.50%) Web Services
11 7 (12.50%) Sybase
11 7 (12.50%) DB2
11 7 (12.50%) Delphix
11 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (10.71%) Windows

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 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Mule
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) SAN
3 6 (10.71%) SMS
4 5 (8.93%) SSL
5 4 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) DB2
3 4 (7.14%) DataStage
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) CircleCI
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) JMeter
4 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) RESTful
3 2 (3.57%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.79%) EJB
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) JDBC
4 1 (1.79%) JPA
4 1 (1.79%) JSR 168
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) Servlets
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (17.86%) Web Operations
4 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (5.36%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.07%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) MCITP
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GCP
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) KVM
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Ansible
2 8 (14.29%) Puppet
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.36%) Juju
4 3 (5.36%) SCCM
5 2 (3.57%) Salt
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) ForeScout
4 7 (12.50%) Delphix
4 7 (12.50%) Sybase
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
6 4 (7.14%) CyberArk
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.57%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) Infor
9 1 (1.79%) Sun