Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Consultant
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.62% 8.70% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 8.89% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Wakefield median daily rate £550 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.94% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £376 £315 £388
90th Percentile £575 £450 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.61 - £10.90

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 100 90 46
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 23
Wakefield median daily rate £369 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.48% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £137 £120 £173
90th Percentile £519 £439 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 11
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £14.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +10.58% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.08 £9.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £16.35 £14.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Wakefield over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Wakefield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) CISA
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISA
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
1 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
1 1 (12.50%) SAP