Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 220 229 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.50% 5.42% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 5.59% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 118 155
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £321 £313
90th Percentile £600 £650 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +8.70% +24.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,685 4,098 5,442
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 97.06% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,098 2,582 3,657
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 153 185
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £41.76 £28.24 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.61% - +8.57%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Consultant in Yorkshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -13 140 £475 -5.00% 33
South Yorkshire -1 53 £450 +5.88% 9
North Yorkshire -1 11 £488 +25.81% 2
East Yorkshire - 6 £480 - 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (21.36%) Finance
2 43 (19.55%) SAP
3 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.09%) Oracle
5 25 (11.36%) Migration
6 20 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
7 19 (8.64%) Linux
7 19 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
8 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (8.18%) ITIL
8 18 (8.18%) Information Security
9 17 (7.73%) Microsoft
10 16 (7.27%) Windows
11 15 (6.82%) ERP
11 15 (6.82%) SQL
11 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
12 14 (6.36%) Python
12 14 (6.36%) GDPR
13 13 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (5.91%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.91%) Jenkins
13 13 (5.91%) DevOps
14 12 (5.45%) IBM
14 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.45%) Web Operations
15 11 (5.00%) SMS
15 11 (5.00%) Management Information System
15 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.18%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.27%) Confluence
3 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.82%) Apache
4 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.36%) JBoss
5 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.36%) Mule
5 3 (1.36%) nginx
5 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.91%) SAS
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.27%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.27%) SAP MRS
2 5 (2.27%) SAP PP
2 5 (2.27%) SAP PS
3 4 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.82%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.36%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.36%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.36%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.36%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.91%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.73%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.91%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.91%) Trello
5 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.45%) FinancialForce
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.00%) SMS
2 8 (3.64%) SSL
3 7 (3.18%) HTTP
4 5 (2.27%) Firewall
4 5 (2.27%) Network Security
5 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.36%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.36%) WebEx
7 2 (0.91%) SAN
7 2 (0.91%) Skype
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.45%) DHCP
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.18%) SAP HANA
2 5 (2.27%) Big Data
3 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.91%) Maltego
5 2 (0.91%) MySQL
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.91%) Riak
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) Flink
6 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.55%) JIRA
3 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.82%) AppScan
4 4 (1.82%) Subversion
5 2 (0.91%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.91%) JMeter
5 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.91%) LSMW
5 2 (0.91%) Redmine
5 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.45%) FishEye
6 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.45%) Psake
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (21.36%) Finance
2 9 (4.09%) Retail
3 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.18%) Advertising
5 5 (2.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) Web Services
2 6 (2.73%) .NET
2 6 (2.73%) Middleware
3 5 (2.27%) RESTful
3 5 (2.27%) XML
4 3 (1.36%) HTML
4 3 (1.36%) JSON
4 3 (1.36%) LDAP
4 3 (1.36%) SAML
4 3 (1.36%) SOAP
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.91%) JSP
5 2 (0.91%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) EJB
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
6 1 (0.45%) Servlets
6 1 (0.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.36%) Replication
4 3 (1.36%) User Experience
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.91%) Cyberattack
5 2 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.45%) Blog
6 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.64%) Linux
2 16 (7.27%) Windows
3 8 (3.64%) Unix
4 7 (3.18%) Solaris
5 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.82%) AIX
6 4 (1.82%) CentOS
6 4 (1.82%) HPUX
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.36%) Migration
3 19 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (8.18%) Information Security
4 18 (8.18%) ITIL
5 15 (6.82%) ERP
5 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (5.91%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.91%) DevOps
6 13 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.45%) Web Operations
8 10 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 9 (4.09%) Identity Management
10 8 (3.64%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.64%) Security Operations
10 8 (3.64%) SIEM
11 7 (3.18%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.18%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.82%) SQL
2 14 (6.36%) Python
3 10 (4.55%) Java
4 8 (3.64%) Perl
5 7 (3.18%) ABAP
5 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.27%) Ruby
6 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.82%) C#
7 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.91%) X++
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.00%) Degree
4 9 (4.09%) CISSP
5 5 (2.27%) CISA
5 5 (2.27%) CISM
6 4 (1.82%) CISMP
7 3 (1.36%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.91%) CRISC
8 2 (0.91%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.91%) GIAC
8 2 (0.91%) GSSP-.NET
8 2 (0.91%) GSSP-JAVA
8 2 (0.91%) GWAPT
8 2 (0.91%) ISACA
9 1 (0.45%) CIPD
9 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.36%) GDPR
2 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.18%) PMO
4 6 (2.73%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.27%) SLA
6 3 (1.36%) IFRS
6 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.91%) GCP
8 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.45%) GAAP
8 1 (0.45%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.27%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.91%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.91%) vSphere
3 2 (0.91%) XenApp
3 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) Puppet
2 8 (3.64%) Ansible
3 5 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.36%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.36%) Nessus
4 3 (1.36%) SCCM
4 3 (1.36%) Terraform
5 2 (0.91%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.91%) Salt
5 2 (0.91%) SCOM
5 2 (0.91%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.91%) vRealize
5 2 (0.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.45%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) Mesos
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (19.55%) SAP
2 31 (14.09%) Oracle
3 17 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.45%) IBM
5 10 (4.55%) HP
5 10 (4.55%) Splunk
6 9 (4.09%) CA
6 9 (4.09%) McAfee
7 8 (3.64%) ForeScout
8 5 (2.27%) CyberArk
8 5 (2.27%) VMware
9 4 (1.82%) IFS
9 4 (1.82%) Tableau
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco
10 3 (1.36%) Citrix
10 3 (1.36%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.36%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.36%) Sage
10 3 (1.36%) Sun
11 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com