Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.78% 5.04% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 5.30% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 45
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81% +32.14%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £340
90th Percentile £600 £668 £579
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year - +0.56% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 786 1,076 1,015
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.05% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 719 703
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £198 £225 £214
90th Percentile £584 £541 £566
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.48 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.28% +17.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.45 £9.48
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.87 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +14 44 £500 +11.11% 5
Doncaster +4 4 £438 +118.75% 2
Rotherham - 3 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Python
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Unix
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
5 11 (19.64%) CyberArk
6 10 (17.86%) Perl
7 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
8 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (14.29%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) VMware
8 8 (14.29%) SAN
8 8 (14.29%) Sybase
8 8 (14.29%) DB2
9 7 (12.50%) Migration
10 6 (10.71%) SQL
10 6 (10.71%) Puppet
10 6 (10.71%) High Availability
10 6 (10.71%) Ansible
10 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 5 (8.93%) Data Transformation
11 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
11 5 (8.93%) Programme Delivery

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%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.79%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.79%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) SMS
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) DB2
3 5 (8.93%) DataStage
4 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.79%) Maltego
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Ajax
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) EJB
1 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
1 1 (1.79%) JDBC
1 1 (1.79%) JPA
1 1 (1.79%) JSP
1 1 (1.79%) JSR 168
1 1 (1.79%) RESTful
1 1 (1.79%) Servlets
1 1 (1.79%) SOAP
1 1 (1.79%) Spring
1 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.79%) Struts
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) XHTML
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
4 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) High Availability
6 5 (8.93%) Data Transformation
6 5 (8.93%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (8.93%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Email Migration
8 3 (5.36%) ERP
8 3 (5.36%) ETL
8 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) Perl
3 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 4 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) ABAP
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CISA
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) CLAS
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware NSX
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) RHEV
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Juju
3 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.79%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) CyberArk
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Sybase
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Dell
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Symantec
5 3 (5.36%) Infor
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Zend