Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an HR Consultant was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Human Resources Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 759 782
Rank change year-on-year -55 +23 -56
Contract jobs requiring an HR Consultant 85 100 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 69
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £404 £398 £337
90th Percentile £560 £638 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £528 £450
% change year-on-year -9.95% +17.22% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,739 91,628 103,208
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.99% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,002 59,514 67,274
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.09% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,132 2,817 3,130
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £47.98 £48.75 £46.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.64%

HR Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured HR Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HR Consultant in the UK

HR Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HR Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for HR Consultant in the UK

HR Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HR Consultant over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HR Consultant in the UK

HR Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HR Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HR Consultant in the UK

HR Consultant
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HR Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 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
England -47 74 £475 -5.00% 9
UK excluding London -32 44 £475 -9.95% 6
London -15 34 £500 - 3
South East -14 17 £475 -13.64% 1
North of England -36 8 £475 -20.83%
Midlands -6 7 £500 +122.22% 4
North West -26 7 £463 -22.92%
East Midlands 0 5 £509 +126.11% 3
Wales - 5 £550 -
Scotland -38 3 £520 -9.57%
East of England -5 2 £409 +2.19%
South West -25 2 £463 -5.13% 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £585 -

HR Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, HR 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 featuring HR Consultant in the job title.

1 57 (67.06%) SAP HR
1 57 (67.06%) SAP
2 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.82%) Migration
4 15 (17.65%) SAP Payroll
5 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
5 14 (16.47%) Degree
5 14 (16.47%) Data Migration
6 12 (14.12%) ABAP
6 12 (14.12%) Oracle
7 11 (12.94%) ERP
8 10 (11.76%) SAP HCM
9 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (9.41%) Time Management
11 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
11 7 (8.24%) Workday
12 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Finance
12 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (5.88%) Project Management
13 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (4.71%) SQL
13 4 (4.71%) Change Management
13 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.53%) SaaS
14 3 (3.53%) CRM
14 3 (3.53%) User Experience
14 3 (3.53%) SAP Fiori
14 3 (3.53%) iTrent

HR Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (67.06%) SAP HR
2 15 (17.65%) SAP Payroll
3 10 (11.76%) SAP HCM
4 3 (3.53%) iTrent
5 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (1.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.35%) Taleo
3 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) LSMW
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
2 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.35%) IDoc
2 2 (2.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) FMCG
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 16 (18.82%) Migration
3 14 (16.47%) Data Migration
3 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.94%) ERP
5 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.41%) Time Management
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) Change Management
8 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.53%) CRM
10 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.35%) Data Extraction
10 2 (2.35%) Data Mapping
10 2 (2.35%) ITIL
10 2 (2.35%) Release Management
10 2 (2.35%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) ABAP
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) SAP
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Workday
4 2 (2.35%) Concur
5 1 (1.18%) Capita
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Kenexa
5 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.18%) SumTotal