Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 264 278 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.75% 6.03% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 6.27% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 159 141
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £46.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -11.96% - +6.98%

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 4,395 4,434 5,672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.18% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 2,809 3,717
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £234 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 205 280
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.96 £9.77 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 -7 178 £475 -5.00% 34
South Yorkshire +6 58 £488 +21.88% 11
North Yorkshire +1 14 £450 +24.14% 7
East Yorkshire - 5 £460 - 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 65 (24.62%) SAP
2 52 (19.70%) Finance
3 41 (15.53%) Oracle
4 35 (13.26%) Information Security
5 29 (10.98%) GDPR
6 28 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (10.23%) Migration
8 26 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (8.71%) Data Protection
10 21 (7.95%) Linux
11 20 (7.58%) Microsoft
11 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (7.58%) SAP S/4HANA
12 19 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.20%) SQL
12 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
12 19 (7.20%) Oracle Database
13 18 (6.82%) Unix
13 18 (6.82%) Windows
13 18 (6.82%) Python
14 17 (6.44%) ITIL
14 17 (6.44%) Retail
15 15 (5.68%) TCP/IP
15 15 (5.68%) Office 365
16 14 (5.30%) Data Privacy
16 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
16 14 (5.30%) Perl
17 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (4.55%) Java
18 12 (4.55%) SQL Server

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 6 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.52%) Confluence
2 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.14%) CMS
3 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (3.41%) SAP PM
3 8 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.27%) SAP HCM
4 6 (2.27%) SAP HR-PA
5 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.89%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.89%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.89%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.89%) SAP MRS
5 5 (1.89%) SAP PS
5 5 (1.89%) SAP WM
6 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.52%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.52%) SAP PP
6 4 (1.52%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.68%) Office 365
2 10 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.89%) SaaS
6 4 (1.52%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.76%) Trello
8 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.41%) Firewall
3 8 (3.03%) SAN
4 5 (1.89%) Skype
4 5 (1.89%) SMS
5 3 (1.14%) DNS
5 3 (1.14%) WebEx
5 3 (1.14%) Wireless
6 2 (0.76%) DHCP
6 2 (0.76%) HTTP
6 2 (0.76%) SSL
6 2 (0.76%) TACACS
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) VSAN
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.20%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.03%) DB2
3 8 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.65%) SAP HANA
5 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.89%) DataStage
6 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.14%) Essbase
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.76%) Big Data
9 2 (0.76%) GIS
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.65%) JIRA
2 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.14%) AppScan
3 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.14%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) Redmine
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) FishEye
5 1 (0.38%) LSMW
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 52 (19.70%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) Retail
3 8 (3.03%) Legal
4 6 (2.27%) Banking
4 6 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.41%) Web Services
2 6 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (0.76%) .NET
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) Ajax
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) EJB
5 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) JPA
5 1 (0.38%) JSR 168
5 1 (0.38%) RESTful
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.65%) PKI
4 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Robotics
8 1 (0.38%) Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.95%) Linux
2 18 (6.82%) Unix
2 18 (6.82%) Windows
3 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) VMS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.26%) Information Security
2 27 (10.23%) Migration
3 26 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.71%) Data Protection
5 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (6.44%) ITIL
8 14 (5.30%) Data Privacy
9 11 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.41%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (3.41%) Security Architecture
12 8 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.03%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (3.03%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.03%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.03%) SIEM
12 8 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.20%) SQL
2 18 (6.82%) Python
3 14 (5.30%) Perl
4 12 (4.55%) Java
5 11 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.79%) ABAP
7 8 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.14%) COBOL
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.38%) C#
12 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.55%) CISSP
4 10 (3.79%) CISA
5 9 (3.41%) CISM
5 9 (3.41%) Degree
6 7 (2.65%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.14%) MCSE
7 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.76%) MCITP
8 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) ACCA
9 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.98%) GDPR
2 28 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.89%) PMO
4 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.14%) IFRS
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.38%) GAAP
6 1 (0.38%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.03%) VMware NSX
3 4 (1.52%) KVM
4 3 (1.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Docker
6 1 (0.38%) RHEV
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) Ansible
1 9 (3.41%) Puppet
2 4 (1.52%) Juju
2 4 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.14%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.14%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.14%) vRealize
4 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.38%) Mesos
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (24.62%) SAP
2 41 (15.53%) Oracle
3 20 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.55%) VMware
5 11 (4.17%) CyberArk
6 9 (3.41%) Splunk
7 8 (3.03%) Sybase
8 7 (2.65%) CA
9 6 (2.27%) Dell
9 6 (2.27%) ForeScout
10 5 (1.89%) IBM
11 4 (1.52%) Symantec
12 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.14%) Cisco
12 3 (1.14%) HP
12 3 (1.14%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.76%) Infor
13 2 (0.76%) Ivanti
13 2 (0.76%) New Relic