The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

Consultant
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 46 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.20% 4.09% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 4.25% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 48
Median daily rate £475 £475 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +19.04%  

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 1402 1976 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.63% 96.30% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1362 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £539 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 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
Leeds -5 36 £475 -1.34% 24
Bradford +5 6 £300 -33.33% 1
Pudsey 0 2 £525 -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 29 (23.77%) SAP
3 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 15 (12.30%) Banking
3 15 (12.30%) SAP IS-U
4 13 (10.66%) ITIL
5 12 (9.84%) ERP
6 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
7 10 (8.20%) SQL
8 9 (7.38%) VMware
8 9 (7.38%) Migration
8 9 (7.38%) Tivoli
8 9 (7.38%) NetIQ
9 8 (6.56%) Project Management
9 8 (6.56%) Law
9 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.56%) SLA
9 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (6.56%) Programme Delivery
10 7 (5.74%) Puppet
10 7 (5.74%) Data Quality
10 7 (5.74%) Analytics
10 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.74%) Information Security
10 7 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (5.74%) Billing
10 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
2 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.30%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.46%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.64%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.82%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) IaaS
3 2 (1.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.82%) OpenDNS
4 1 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.28%) LAN
3 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.64%) BGP
4 2 (1.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.64%) FCoE
4 2 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Network Security
4 2 (1.64%) OSPF
4 2 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.82%) TACACS
5 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) DataStage
2 4 (3.28%) DB2
2 4 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.82%) Maltego
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.92%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) Selenium
3 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Law
4 7 (5.74%) Billing
5 6 (4.92%) Legal
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) XML
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Avro
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (0.82%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.82%) J2EE
2 1 (0.82%) JDBC
2 1 (0.82%) JMS
2 1 (0.82%) JNI
2 1 (0.82%) JSF
2 1 (0.82%) JSP
2 1 (0.82%) Mason
2 1 (0.82%) SAML
2 1 (0.82%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.82%) Servlets
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) CMDB
5 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.82%) CentOS
3 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.66%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) ERP
3 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.38%) Migration
5 8 (6.56%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (6.56%) Project Management
6 7 (5.74%) Analytics
6 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.74%) Information Security
7 6 (4.92%) Data Analytics
7 6 (4.92%) ITSM
7 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.92%) Product Management
7 6 (4.92%) Service Management
7 6 (4.92%) Workflow
7 6 (4.92%) Workflow Development
8 5 (4.10%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.28%) Data Integration
9 4 (3.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.28%) Java
3 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.64%) ABAP
5 1 (0.82%) PHP
5 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) PCI QSA
3 2 (1.64%) CCNA
3 2 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.82%) CCIE
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 7 (5.74%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.46%) GDPR
4 3 (2.46%) QA
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.74%) Puppet
3 6 (4.92%) Ansible
3 6 (4.92%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.92%) vRealize
4 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) SAP
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) NetIQ
3 9 (7.38%) VMware
4 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 6 (4.92%) IBM
6 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.46%) Cognos
7 3 (2.46%) Juniper
8 2 (1.64%) Adobe
8 2 (1.64%) Cerner
8 2 (1.64%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.82%) F5
9 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.82%) Progress
9 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.82%) Sun
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