Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an HR Consultant was £524 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 807 770 716
Rank change year-on-year -37 -54 -24
Contract jobs requiring an HR Consultant 67 108 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 73
UK median daily rate £524 £523 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +16.22% -5.01%
10th Percentile £421 £402 £363
90th Percentile £620 £640 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - -
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 92,806 94,351 91,840
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.89% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,342 62,670 59,948
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,828 2,778 3,240
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -4.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 January 2019.

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 12 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 20 January 2019. 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 -14 67 £524 -0.19% 3
London +1 37 £525 -2.33% 2
UK excluding London -44 29 £515 +3.00% 1
North of England -29 12 £525 -2.33% 1
North West -11 10 £475 -5.00% 1
South East -4 8 £526 +10.79%
South West - 4 £408 -
Midlands -4 3 £505 -3.39%
East Midlands +3 2 £505 -4.94%
East of England -5 2 - -
Yorkshire -15 2 £575 -4.17%
West Midlands -19 1 - -

HR Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 36 (53.73%) SAP
2 34 (50.75%) SAP HR
3 14 (20.90%) SAP Payroll
4 13 (19.40%) ERP
5 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) Workday
6 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.94%) SAP HCM
7 8 (11.94%) QA
8 7 (10.45%) SDLC
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) SaaS
9 6 (8.96%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Oracle
10 5 (7.46%) SAP ERP
11 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.97%) Workday HCM
11 4 (5.97%) ABAP
11 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (4.48%) Information Management
12 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis

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 (1.49%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (50.75%) SAP HR
2 14 (20.90%) SAP Payroll
3 8 (11.94%) SAP HCM
4 5 (7.46%) SAP ERP
5 4 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (5.97%) Workday HCM
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Impala
1 2 (2.99%) Power BI
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) German Language
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ERP
2 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.45%) SDLC
5 6 (8.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Analytics
7 3 (4.48%) Information Management
7 3 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.99%) CRM
8 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Release Management
8 2 (2.99%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) ABAP
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CIPD
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) MBA
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) SAP
2 10 (14.93%) Workday
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) Kronos
6 1 (1.49%) Apple