Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 230 281 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.57% 6.31% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 6.53% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 159 156
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £322
90th Percentile £645 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £31.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.70% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £46.66 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.27% +3.69% +3.45%

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 4,818 4,302 5,029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,257 2,843 3,230
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £233
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 212
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.23 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -19 135 £525 +10.53% 62
South Yorkshire -7 57 £475 -5.00% 26
North Yorkshire -8 17 £419 -4.17% 7
East Yorkshire 0 3 £350 -22.22% 8
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.04%) Finance
3 29 (12.61%) Migration
3 29 (12.61%) Windows
4 28 (12.17%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (11.30%) SC Cleared
6 25 (10.87%) SAP
6 25 (10.87%) Information Security
7 24 (10.43%) SQL
8 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (10.00%) Firewall
8 23 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (10.00%) Terraform
9 22 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (9.13%) Active Directory
11 20 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.70%) Amazon S3
11 20 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (8.26%) Auto-Scaling
12 19 (8.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (8.26%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (8.26%) Degree
12 19 (8.26%) CISSP
12 19 (8.26%) Serverless
13 18 (7.83%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (7.83%) Retail
13 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (7.83%) Amazon RDS

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 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.74%) CMS
3 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.87%) Drupal
4 2 (0.87%) SAS
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) SAP PM
2 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.74%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.87%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.87%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.87%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 20 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (8.26%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (8.26%) Serverless
4 19 (8.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (7.83%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (3.91%) Office 365
7 6 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.74%) G Suite
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.87%) IaaS
10 2 (0.87%) PaaS
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.43%) SaaS
11 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (2.61%) SAN
3 4 (1.74%) DNS
3 4 (1.74%) Internet
4 3 (1.30%) DHCP
4 3 (1.30%) HTTP
4 3 (1.30%) Skype
4 3 (1.30%) SSH
5 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.87%) NAS
5 2 (0.87%) Network Security
5 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.43%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.83%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.17%) MySQL
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.74%) Power BI
5 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.87%) MS Access
7 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) GoCD
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) JMeter
3 1 (0.43%) LSMW
3 1 (0.43%) Maven
3 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.43%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (13.04%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Retail
3 7 (3.04%) Banking
3 7 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.52%) Web Services
2 5 (2.17%) ISPF
3 4 (1.74%) CSS
3 4 (1.74%) HTML
4 2 (0.87%) LAMP
4 2 (0.87%) Laravel
4 2 (0.87%) Node.js
4 2 (0.87%) REST
4 2 (0.87%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.87%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) Ajax
5 1 (0.43%) DOM
5 1 (0.43%) Flash
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) Kafka
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.43%) SAML
5 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.04%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.17%) PKI
5 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) LPAR
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.61%) Windows
2 13 (5.65%) Linux
3 10 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.04%) Unix
6 5 (2.17%) zOS
7 4 (1.74%) Android
8 3 (1.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.61%) Migration
2 28 (12.17%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (10.87%) Information Security
4 20 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (8.26%) Auto-Scaling
6 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.39%) Computer Science
7 17 (7.39%) Security Architecture
8 14 (6.09%) ERP
8 14 (6.09%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (5.22%) SOA
10 11 (4.78%) DevOps
10 11 (4.78%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.35%) IT Strategy
11 10 (4.35%) ITIL
12 8 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.48%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (3.48%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (3.48%) SIEM
13 7 (3.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.43%) SQL
2 14 (6.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.65%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.35%) Python
5 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.17%) Java
6 5 (2.17%) JCL
6 5 (2.17%) Perl
6 5 (2.17%) REXX
7 3 (1.30%) PHP
7 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.87%) Ruby
8 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.43%) ES6
9 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.26%) CISSP
3 19 (8.26%) Degree
4 17 (7.39%) CISM
5 14 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.04%) CISA
7 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.87%) CIPD
8 2 (0.87%) ISACA
8 2 (0.87%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) CEH
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.43%) GCIA
9 1 (0.43%) GCIH
9 1 (0.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.43%) SANS
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 11 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.48%) GDPR
4 3 (1.30%) PMO
4 3 (1.30%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.17%) ACF2
2 5 (2.17%) RACF
3 4 (1.74%) Docker
3 4 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (10.00%) Terraform
2 16 (6.96%) Ansible
3 9 (3.91%) SCCM
4 4 (1.74%) Puppet
5 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.30%) QRadar
6 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.87%) vRealize
6 2 (0.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (0.87%) WMI
7 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.43%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.43%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.43%) Nessus
7 1 (0.43%) Nmap
7 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (10.87%) SAP
2 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.39%) Oracle
4 9 (3.91%) Splunk
4 9 (3.91%) VMware
5 8 (3.48%) Google
5 8 (3.48%) McAfee
6 7 (3.04%) Cisco
7 6 (2.61%) CyberArk
7 6 (2.61%) IBM
7 6 (2.61%) Sage
8 5 (2.17%) Foundstone
8 5 (2.17%) NetApp
9 4 (1.74%) Ariba
9 4 (1.74%) EMC
9 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.74%) RedPrairie
10 3 (1.30%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.30%) CA
10 3 (1.30%) Citrix