The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 30 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 126 114 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.83% 4.05% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 4.19% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 68
Median daily rate £488 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

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 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 77 £500 +5.26% 27
South Yorkshire +7 31 £425 -2.57% 2
North Yorkshire +2 4 £463 +32.14% 3
Humberside - 1 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 65 (23.30%) Finance
2 58 (20.79%) SAP
3 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
4 30 (10.75%) SQL
5 29 (10.39%) ERP
6 27 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (7.89%) SAP IS-U
8 21 (7.53%) Banking
9 20 (7.17%) Migration
10 18 (6.45%) Billing
11 17 (6.09%) Information Security
11 17 (6.09%) CRM
11 17 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.09%) Data Centre
12 16 (5.73%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (5.73%) Security Cleared
12 16 (5.73%) Oracle
12 16 (5.73%) Windows
13 15 (5.38%) VMware
13 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
13 15 (5.38%) Project Management
13 15 (5.38%) Data Quality
14 14 (5.02%) Office 365
14 14 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (5.02%) Active Directory
15 13 (4.66%) SharePoint
15 13 (4.66%) Workflow
15 13 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (4.30%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.30%) Security Architecture

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.51%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.43%) CICS
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
4 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.89%) SAP IS-U
2 16 (5.73%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.51%) SAP CRM
4 6 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.43%) SAP CRM for Utilities
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.08%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.36%) BASE24
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.02%) Office 365
2 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.58%) Firewall
2 8 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (2.87%) Network Security
3 7 (2.51%) DNS
3 7 (2.51%) LAN
3 7 (2.51%) NetScaler
3 7 (2.51%) Skype
4 6 (2.15%) PBX
5 5 (1.79%) DHCP
5 5 (1.79%) WAN
6 4 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.43%) FCoE
7 3 (1.08%) TACACS
8 2 (0.72%) BGP
8 2 (0.72%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.72%) Internet
8 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.72%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.72%) OSPF
8 2 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (2.51%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (2.15%) DB2
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.79%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.72%) MySQL
8 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.72%) ERwin
3 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.72%) Maven
3 2 (0.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.36%) GoCD
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (23.30%) Finance
2 21 (7.53%) Banking
3 18 (6.45%) Billing
4 12 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.94%) Marketing
6 8 (2.87%) Legal
7 7 (2.51%) Law
7 7 (2.51%) Publishing
8 6 (2.15%) Retail
8 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.58%) Middleware
2 9 (3.23%) HTML
3 8 (2.87%) .NET
4 7 (2.51%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (2.51%) SAPUI5
5 5 (1.79%) Web Services
6 3 (1.08%) CSS
7 2 (0.72%) Mason
7 2 (0.72%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) Ajax
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Avro
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (0.36%) MDX
8 1 (0.36%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.36%) WCF
8 1 (0.36%) XHTML
8 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.58%) CESG
3 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.51%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (2.51%) Replication
5 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.43%) iPad
6 4 (1.43%) User Experience
7 3 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.72%) W3C
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) IVR
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.73%) Windows
2 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.43%) Linux
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.39%) ERP
2 27 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.17%) Migration
4 17 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (6.09%) CRM
4 17 (6.09%) Information Security
5 15 (5.38%) Project Management
6 14 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (4.66%) Workflow
8 12 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.30%) Security Architecture
9 10 (3.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (3.58%) ETL
9 10 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.23%) Analytics
10 9 (3.23%) ITIL
10 9 (3.23%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.87%) Data Analysis
11 8 (2.87%) Data Analytics
11 8 (2.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.75%) SQL
2 9 (3.23%) ABAP
3 8 (2.87%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.43%) C#
6 3 (1.08%) Java
7 2 (0.72%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.87%) Degree
3 7 (2.51%) CLAS
4 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.43%) CCA
6 4 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.43%) PCI QSA
7 3 (1.08%) CCNP
7 3 (1.08%) CISSP
7 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) CISA
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) CRISC
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.94%) SLA
4 8 (2.87%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.79%) QA
6 4 (1.43%) GDPR
7 2 (0.72%) PMO
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) BS25999
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.79%) XenApp
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.87%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.51%) Puppet
2 7 (2.51%) SCCM
3 6 (2.15%) vRealize
4 4 (1.43%) Ansible
4 4 (1.43%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (1.43%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (20.79%) SAP
2 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.73%) Oracle
4 15 (5.38%) VMware
5 12 (4.30%) Cisco
5 12 (4.30%) IBM
6 10 (3.58%) F5
7 8 (2.87%) CyberArk
7 8 (2.87%) NetIQ
8 7 (2.51%) Citrix
9 5 (1.79%) CA
9 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.79%) Tableau
10 4 (1.43%) AppSense
10 4 (1.43%) Ariba
10 4 (1.43%) Brocade
10 4 (1.43%) Polycom
10 4 (1.43%) Splunk
10 4 (1.43%) Syncsort
11 3 (1.08%) BMC
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