Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an HR Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 725 775
Rank change year-on-year -61 +50 -60
Contract jobs requiring an HR Consultant 84 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 61
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £395 £398 £325
90th Percentile £575 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -5.85% +13.89% -5.26%
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 95,048 86,729 101,524
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.96% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,226 56,076 65,922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,868 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -11.15% +19.40%

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 22 June 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 15 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 22 June 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 -63 73 £475 -5.00% 5
UK excluding London -40 53 £483 -5.85% 3
South East -32 23 £475 -7.32% 1
London -44 23 £420 -16.00% 2
North of England -35 10 £500 -11.50%
Midlands +2 8 £500 +122.22%
North West -30 8 £475 -17.39%
Scotland -40 5 £520 -9.57%
East Midlands +1 4 £523 +132.22%
West Midlands -22 4 £460 -
South West +2 3 £463 -2.63% 2
Wales -9 3 £550 -
East of England +2 1 £550 +57.14%
North East 0 1 £500 +19.05%
Yorkshire - 1 £585 -

HR Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 58 (69.05%) SAP
2 56 (66.67%) SAP HR
3 24 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 20 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 15 (17.86%) Oracle
5 15 (17.86%) Degree
6 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
6 11 (13.10%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.90%) ABAP
8 9 (10.71%) SAP HCM
9 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 8 (9.52%) Finance
9 8 (9.52%) Workday
10 7 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
10 7 (8.33%) ERP
10 7 (8.33%) Time Management
10 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.76%) Change Management
11 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.76%) SQL
11 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.57%) ResourceLink
12 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
12 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
12 3 (3.57%) Project Management

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 2 (2.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (66.67%) SAP HR
2 9 (10.71%) SAP HCM
3 7 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.57%) iTrent
4 3 (3.57%) ResourceLink
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.38%) SAP BPC
5 2 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (2.38%) Workday HCM
6 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.19%) FinancialForce
2 1 (1.19%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) LSMW
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.38%) IDoc
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) SAP ALE
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.19%) FMCG
1 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 20 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
3 11 (13.10%) Migration
4 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.33%) ERP
5 7 (8.33%) Time Management
6 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.76%) Change Management
6 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (2.38%) Analytics
8 2 (2.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.38%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.38%) Personalization
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) ABAP
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 58 (69.05%) SAP
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Workday
4 2 (2.38%) Concur
5 1 (1.19%) Capita
5 1 (1.19%) Epicor
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) IFS
5 1 (1.19%) Infor
5 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.19%) Kenexa
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.19%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.19%) Xero