The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 81 132 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.01% 4.68% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.85% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 76 74
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1953 2719 2786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.78% 96.35% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1868 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 110
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -13 43 £475 - 22
South Yorkshire +6 20 £463 +2.77% 8
North Yorkshire -9 4 £270 -40.00% 6
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 49 (23.67%) Finance
2 42 (20.29%) SAP
3 27 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.59%) Banking
5 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 19 (9.18%) SQL
6 19 (9.18%) Oracle
6 19 (9.18%) Information Security
7 18 (8.70%) Data Centre
8 15 (7.25%) SAP IS-U
9 14 (6.76%) Migration
9 14 (6.76%) Manufacturing
9 14 (6.76%) ITIL
10 13 (6.28%) ERP
10 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.28%) Security Architecture
10 13 (6.28%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (5.31%) VMware
12 11 (5.31%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.83%) SLA
13 10 (4.83%) Windows
13 10 (4.83%) NetIQ
13 10 (4.83%) Project Management
13 10 (4.83%) Tivoli
13 10 (4.83%) CESG
13 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
13 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure

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 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.45%) SAS
2 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.97%) CMS
3 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (7.25%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (5.31%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.42%) SAP QM
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.48%) BASE24
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.48%) Primavera
7 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.45%) IaaS
3 3 (1.45%) OpenDNS
3 3 (1.45%) PaaS
3 3 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) Firewall
2 8 (3.86%) DNS
2 8 (3.86%) Skype
3 7 (3.38%) Network Security
4 6 (2.90%) LAN
4 6 (2.90%) PBX
5 4 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.93%) WAN
6 2 (0.97%) BGP
6 2 (0.97%) DHCP
6 2 (0.97%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.97%) FCoE
6 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.97%) OSPF
6 2 (0.97%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) SAP Data Services
1 8 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.90%) DataStage
4 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.93%) DB2
5 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.93%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.45%) Maltego
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.97%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.97%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.38%) JIRA
2 3 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.97%) ProC
3 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (23.67%) Finance
2 24 (11.59%) Banking
3 14 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.35%) Law
4 9 (4.35%) Retail
5 8 (3.86%) Legal
6 7 (3.38%) Billing
7 4 (1.93%) Advertising
8 3 (1.45%) Marketing
8 3 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.97%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.42%) XML
2 4 (1.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.97%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) JDBC
4 1 (0.48%) JMS
4 1 (0.48%) JNI
4 1 (0.48%) JSF
4 1 (0.48%) JSP
4 1 (0.48%) Mason
4 1 (0.48%) MDX
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) SAML
4 1 (0.48%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.48%) Servlets
4 1 (0.48%) WS-I
4 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.83%) CESG
4 7 (3.38%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.45%) Clustering
8 2 (0.97%) CMDB
8 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 2 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Windows
2 5 (2.42%) Linux
3 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.45%) Unix
5 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.18%) Information Security
3 14 (6.76%) ITIL
3 14 (6.76%) Migration
4 13 (6.28%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (6.28%) ERP
4 13 (6.28%) Security Architecture
4 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (4.83%) Programme Delivery
6 10 (4.83%) Project Management
7 9 (4.35%) Analytics
7 9 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 8 (3.86%) ETL
8 8 (3.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.38%) Data Analysis
9 7 (3.38%) Data Analytics
9 7 (3.38%) Secure Coding
9 7 (3.38%) Test Automation
9 7 (3.38%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.18%) SQL
2 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.90%) Java
4 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.93%) ABAP
6 3 (1.45%) C#
7 2 (0.97%) C
7 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.97%) PROC SQL
7 2 (0.97%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) Scala
8 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.38%) CLAS
3 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.90%) Degree
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.93%) PCI QSA
5 3 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.45%) CCNP
5 3 (1.45%) CISSP
5 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) CCNA
6 2 (0.97%) CISA
7 1 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) CRISC
7 1 (0.48%) HNC
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.83%) SLA
3 8 (3.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.93%) GDPR
6 3 (1.45%) PMO
6 3 (1.45%) QA
7 2 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.48%) BS25999
8 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.48%) vCloud
4 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.86%) Puppet
3 7 (3.38%) vRealize
4 6 (2.90%) Ansible
4 6 (2.90%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (20.29%) SAP
2 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.18%) Oracle
4 11 (5.31%) VMware
5 10 (4.83%) NetIQ
6 9 (4.35%) Cisco
6 9 (4.35%) IBM
7 5 (2.42%) F5
7 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.93%) Polycom
9 3 (1.45%) Cognos
9 3 (1.45%) Juniper
9 3 (1.45%) Tableau
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix
10 2 (0.97%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.97%) Dell
10 2 (0.97%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.97%) Pega
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