Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 162 162 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.34% 4.53% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 4.70% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 83 85
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £304 £331 £294
90th Percentile £608 £575 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.31 - £10.90
10th Percentile £24.35 - £10.45
90th Percentile £38.26 - £11.35
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 104 £475 - 25
Bradford +7 14 £485 +14.18%
Wakefield -4 8 £550 +41.94%
Huddersfield - 5 £450 -
Halifax +14 3 - - 1
Pudsey -5 2 - -
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (27.78%) SAP
2 30 (18.52%) Finance
3 28 (17.28%) Information Security
4 22 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (12.96%) Oracle
6 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.88%) GDPR
7 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.64%) Data Protection
8 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
9 13 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (7.41%) ITIL
11 10 (6.17%) CRM
11 10 (6.17%) Retail
11 10 (6.17%) Data Privacy
12 9 (5.56%) PKI
12 9 (5.56%) Java
12 9 (5.56%) SQL
13 8 (4.94%) Unix
13 8 (4.94%) CISSP
13 8 (4.94%) Migration
13 8 (4.94%) Firewall
13 8 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (4.94%) Data Analysis
13 8 (4.94%) SAP IS-U
13 8 (4.94%) SIEM
14 7 (4.32%) SuccessFactors
14 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
14 7 (4.32%) SAP PM

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 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.85%) CMS
2 3 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (4.94%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (4.32%) SAP PM
3 6 (3.70%) SAP HR-PA
4 5 (3.09%) SAP HCM
4 5 (3.09%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (3.09%) SAP WM
5 4 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (1.85%) SAP EWM
6 3 (1.85%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.85%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.85%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.23%) Demantra
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.23%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.85%) SaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.62%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Firewall
2 4 (2.47%) DNS
2 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.47%) Wireless
3 3 (1.85%) SMS
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) SSH
4 2 (1.23%) TACACS
4 2 (1.23%) WLAN
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.62%) DMZ
5 1 (0.62%) LAN
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
5 1 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.85%) Essbase
4 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.62%) Big Data
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) Maltego
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Retail
3 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.62%) SAML
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) PKI
3 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Robotics
5 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.94%) Unix
2 7 (4.32%) Windows
3 5 (3.09%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) CentOS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) Information Security
2 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (8.64%) Data Protection
5 13 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.41%) ITIL
7 10 (6.17%) CRM
7 10 (6.17%) Data Privacy
8 8 (4.94%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.94%) Migration
8 8 (4.94%) SIEM
9 7 (4.32%) Service Management
10 6 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.70%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.56%) Java
1 9 (5.56%) SQL
2 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.85%) ABAP
3 3 (1.85%) COBOL
4 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) Scala
5 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) CISSP
2 6 (3.70%) CISM
3 5 (3.09%) CISA
3 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.47%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.85%) CCNA
5 3 (1.85%) CCNP
5 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) CCDA
6 2 (1.23%) CCIP
6 2 (1.23%) Degree
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.62%) ACCA
7 1 (0.62%) CCDP
7 1 (0.62%) CCSP
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.88%) GDPR
3 5 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.85%) Docker
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 4 (2.47%) Ansible
2 4 (2.47%) vCenter Server
2 4 (2.47%) vRealize
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) SAP
2 21 (12.96%) Oracle
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.09%) Cisco
4 5 (3.09%) VMware
5 4 (2.47%) IBM
5 4 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.85%) F5
6 3 (1.85%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.85%) Splunk
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
7 2 (1.23%) Dell
7 2 (1.23%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.23%) New Relic
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.62%) HP
8 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com