The median contractor rate for a Payroll Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Payroll Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 615 600
Rank change year-on-year +48 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Payroll Consultant 40 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.072% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 15
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +23.52% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payroll Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Top 24 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 26 June 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 +40 34 £500 +18.83%
South East +38 11 £570 +41.61%
London 0 11 £425 +9.18%
North West +26 5 £563 +32.35%
Surrey - 5 £570 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £570 -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Scotland +35 3 £575 -
West Midlands +20 3 £400 -6.43%
Manchester +14 3 £613 +44.11%
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Edinburgh - 3 £575 -
Berkshire - 2 £475 -
City of London - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £475 -
South West -2 1 £500 +18.62%
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (55.71%) SAP
2 34 (48.57%) SAP Payroll
3 28 (40.00%) SAP HR
4 11 (15.71%) ERP
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) Time Management
6 9 (12.86%) SAP HCM
6 9 (12.86%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
6 9 (12.86%) Workday
7 7 (10.00%) Finance
7 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.14%) ABAP
10 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (5.71%) iTrent
11 3 (4.29%) Coaching
11 3 (4.29%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (4.29%) Kronos
12 2 (2.86%) Business Analysis

Payroll 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 (1.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (48.57%) SAP Payroll
2 28 (40.00%) SAP HR
3 9 (12.86%) SAP HCM
3 9 (12.86%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (5.71%) iTrent
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.43%) Taleo
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Electronics
2 2 (2.86%) Local Government
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) ERP
2 10 (14.29%) Time Management
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.71%) Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Coaching
7 2 (2.86%) Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.86%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (2.86%) SDLC
7 2 (2.86%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) ABAP
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) SAP
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) Workday
4 3 (4.29%) Kronos