The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Consultant
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 77 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.75% 3.63% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 3.77% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 46
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1296 1885 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.86% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1286 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +18 60 £475 +5.55% 18
Bradford +2 9 £550 -
Halifax +2 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 50 (28.57%) Finance
2 44 (25.14%) SAP
3 25 (14.29%) ERP
4 22 (12.57%) SAP IS-U
5 17 (9.71%) Billing
6 15 (8.57%) SQL
7 14 (8.00%) Banking
8 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.43%) Project Management
8 13 (7.43%) Workflow
9 12 (6.86%) VMware
9 12 (6.86%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (6.86%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
10 11 (6.29%) Data Quality
10 11 (6.29%) Migration
10 11 (6.29%) IBM
10 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.29%) CRM
11 10 (5.71%) Oracle
11 10 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.71%) Marketing
11 10 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
12 9 (5.14%) Tivoli
12 9 (5.14%) NetIQ
12 9 (5.14%) ITIL
12 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
12 9 (5.14%) SLA
12 9 (5.14%) Cisco

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.29%) CICS
5 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.86%) MS Project
4 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (12.57%) SAP IS-U
2 12 (6.86%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.43%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.29%) SAP CRM for Utilities
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.43%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (4.57%) Firewall
2 5 (2.86%) LAN
3 4 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.29%) FCoE
4 3 (1.71%) DNS
4 3 (1.71%) TACACS
4 3 (1.71%) WAN
5 2 (1.14%) BGP
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.14%) DHCP
5 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.14%) Network Security
5 2 (1.14%) NX-OS
5 2 (1.14%) OSPF
6 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.43%) DB2
3 5 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.71%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
5 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) Power BI
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.29%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.14%) Maven
2 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) GoCD
General
1 50 (28.57%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Billing
3 14 (8.00%) Banking
4 10 (5.71%) Marketing
5 8 (4.57%) Law
6 7 (4.00%) Legal
6 7 (4.00%) Publishing
7 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) Middleware
1 7 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
1 7 (4.00%) SAPUI5
2 6 (3.43%) HTML
3 4 (2.29%) .NET
4 2 (1.14%) Mason
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Avro
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.57%) MDX
5 1 (0.57%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.00%) Replication
4 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.29%) iPad
4 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.14%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (0.57%) CMDB
6 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.86%) Windows
2 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) ERP
2 13 (7.43%) Project Management
2 13 (7.43%) Workflow
3 12 (6.86%) Mentoring
4 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (6.29%) CRM
4 11 (6.29%) Migration
5 10 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.14%) ITIL
7 7 (4.00%) Analytics
7 7 (4.00%) Information Architecture
7 7 (4.00%) Product Management
8 6 (3.43%) Data Analytics
8 6 (3.43%) Functional Testing
8 6 (3.43%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.43%) Network Design
8 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (3.43%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.57%) SQL
2 7 (4.00%) ABAP
2 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.14%) Java
3 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.29%) PCI QSA
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.57%) CCIE
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) CISSP
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PMP
6 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.14%) SLA
3 7 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.29%) QA
5 3 (1.71%) GDPR
6 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.43%) vRealize
3 5 (2.86%) Puppet
4 4 (2.29%) Ansible
4 4 (2.29%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (2.29%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.14%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (25.14%) SAP
2 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.86%) VMware
4 11 (6.29%) IBM
5 10 (5.71%) Oracle
6 9 (5.14%) Cisco
6 9 (5.14%) NetIQ
7 8 (4.57%) CyberArk
8 6 (3.43%) F5
9 5 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.29%) Ariba
10 4 (2.29%) CA
10 4 (2.29%) Splunk
10 4 (2.29%) Syncsort
11 3 (1.71%) Brocade
11 3 (1.71%) Juniper
12 2 (1.14%) Cerner
12 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.14%) Nokia
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