The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Consultant
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.27% 5.20% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.69% 5.49% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +14.16%  

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 314 419 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.73% 94.80% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 1051 857
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 58
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £33.75 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +2 17 £488 +8.33% 7
Barnsley - 2 £300 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Information Security
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
2 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (19.23%) CESG
4 9 (17.31%) Banking
5 8 (15.38%) Skype
6 7 (13.46%) CLAS
6 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
7 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 6 (11.54%) DNS
7 6 (11.54%) Windows
7 6 (11.54%) PBX
7 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
7 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
8 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
9 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (7.69%) Polycom
9 4 (7.69%) Office 365
9 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Network Security

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 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) OpenDNS
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) GitHub
4 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.92%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Skype
2 6 (11.54%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) PBX
3 4 (7.69%) 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%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.77%) Maltego
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
2 2 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ProC
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.31%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
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
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) CESG
2 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (21.15%) Information Security
2 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
3 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
4 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
5 4 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (5.77%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.85%) Cluster Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Server Building
7 2 (3.85%) Statistics
7 2 (3.85%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) PROC SQL
2 2 (3.85%) SAS Macro
2 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.92%) C++
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CLAS
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) BS25999
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
1 1 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Polycom
3 3 (5.77%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) Pega
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Brocade
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Samsung
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
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