The median contractor rate for a Payroll Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payroll Consultant
UK
Rank 566 594 559
Rank change year-on-year +28 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Payroll Consultant 30 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 20
Median daily rate £500 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £328 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £485
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Payroll Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Payroll Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Payroll Consultant over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payroll Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +18 24 £500 - 4
London +24 6 £500 - 3
South East +25 5 £613 +28.94%
North West +27 4 £575 +48.38%
Manchester +9 4 £575 +109.09%
Wales - 4 £513 -
Berkshire +26 3 £613 +28.94%
South Wales - 3 £500 -
Reading +21 2 £750 +57.89%
Cardiff - 2 - -
Worthing +13 1 - -
West Sussex -1 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
South West - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Bedford - 1 £350 -

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Payroll 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 featuring Payroll Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (45.31%) SAP
2 23 (35.94%) SAP Payroll
3 22 (34.38%) SAP HR
4 21 (32.81%) Oracle
5 13 (20.31%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (14.06%) Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 8 (12.50%) Time Management
7 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (10.94%) SAP HCM
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) Sage 50
10 5 (7.81%) Finance
11 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
12 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.69%) Coaching
12 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
12 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (4.69%) ABAP
12 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.69%) ERP
12 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.69%) E-business
13 2 (3.13%) Electronics

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 23 (35.94%) SAP Payroll
2 22 (34.38%) SAP HR
3 13 (20.31%) Oracle Payroll
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (10.94%) SAP HCM
6 6 (9.38%) Sage 50
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.56%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 8 (12.50%) Time Management
3 4 (6.25%) Project Management
4 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.69%) Coaching
4 3 (4.69%) E-business
4 3 (4.69%) ERP
4 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (1.56%) BPR
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) SAP
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Workday
4 1 (1.56%) Kronos
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