Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an HR Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 782 771
Rank change year-on-year -41 -11 -78
Contract jobs requiring an HR Consultant 77 94 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.100% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 69
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £407 £393 £358
90th Percentile £613 £611 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -
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 97,705 94,167 100,425
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,196 61,779 65,458
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,152 2,826 3,267
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.86%

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 16 October 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 13 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 16 October 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 -22 70 £500 - 8
London +4 39 £500 +5.82% 1
UK excluding London -56 35 £495 -5.71% 8
North of England -30 11 £475 -20.83% 4
North West -8 9 £475 -20.83% 2
South East -21 9 £475 -7.77% 2
Midlands -14 6 £509 -29.83%
East Midlands +1 5 £509 -
Wales -13 5 £550 +10.00%
East of England +5 3 £409 +2.19% 1
Yorkshire -22 2 £580 -
South West -24 1 £525 +2.44%
West Midlands -25 1 - -

HR Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 48 (62.34%) SAP
2 47 (61.04%) SAP HR
3 17 (22.08%) SAP Payroll
4 14 (18.18%) ERP
5 11 (14.29%) Migration
5 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 11 (14.29%) SAP HCM
5 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
7 9 (11.69%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) ABAP
8 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.79%) Degree
10 6 (7.79%) QA
10 6 (7.79%) Workday
11 5 (6.49%) Project Management
11 5 (6.49%) Change Management
11 5 (6.49%) Finance
12 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Time Management
12 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (3.90%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
13 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.90%) Coaching
13 3 (3.90%) User Experience
13 3 (3.90%) Analytics

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 (1.30%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (61.04%) SAP HR
2 17 (22.08%) SAP Payroll
3 11 (14.29%) SAP HCM
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
4 3 (3.90%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.30%) iTrent
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.60%) Taleo
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.60%) Impala
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.60%) Power BI
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) LSMW
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) German Language
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ERP
2 11 (14.29%) Migration
3 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.69%) Data Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Time Management
7 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.90%) Analytics
8 3 (3.90%) Coaching
8 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.60%) Line Management
9 2 (2.60%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.60%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) ABAP
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) CIPD
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) MBA
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) SAP
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Workday
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Kenexa
5 1 (1.30%) SumTotal