Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 47
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 231 207 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.67% 4.89% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 5.04% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 113 141
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £307 £313
90th Percentile £585 £599 £575
England median daily rate £489 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £17.06 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.62% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £46.66 £45.50
% change year-on-year -8.92% +2.55% +13.75%

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 4,745 4,108 5,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.09% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 2,641 3,756
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.92
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% -2.63% +6.83%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -4 140 £500 +5.26% 27
South Yorkshire -2 51 £450 -10.00% 12
North Yorkshire +4 16 £400 -5.94% 4
East Yorkshire +6 7 £350 -22.22%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 41 (17.75%) Finance
2 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (12.55%) Oracle
5 27 (11.69%) Windows
6 24 (10.39%) Terraform
7 22 (9.52%) SQL
7 22 (9.52%) Linux
7 22 (9.52%) Amazon S3
8 21 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (9.09%) SAP
8 21 (9.09%) Firewall
9 20 (8.66%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (8.23%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (8.23%) Auto-Scaling
10 19 (8.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (8.23%) Ansible
10 19 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (8.23%) Migration
10 19 (8.23%) Microsoft
10 19 (8.23%) Serverless
10 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.79%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (7.79%) Web Services
11 18 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.79%) Degree
12 16 (6.93%) Computer Science
12 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared

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 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.73%) Apache
4 3 (1.30%) Confluence
4 3 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.30%) JBoss
4 3 (1.30%) Mule
4 3 (1.30%) nginx
4 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.73%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.30%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.30%) Sage 200
4 3 (1.30%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.30%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.87%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 21 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (8.23%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (8.23%) Serverless
4 19 (8.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (7.79%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (3.90%) SMS
3 7 (3.03%) SSL
4 6 (2.60%) HTTP
5 5 (2.16%) Network Security
6 3 (1.30%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.30%) SSH
7 2 (0.87%) SAN
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) DNS
8 1 (0.43%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.43%) Skype
8 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.66%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.73%) Big Data
4 4 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.73%) MySQL
4 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) Maltego
6 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.87%) Power BI
6 2 (0.87%) Riak
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) Flink
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.60%) JIRA
4 4 (1.73%) Subversion
5 3 (1.30%) Maven
5 3 (1.30%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.87%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.87%) JMeter
6 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.87%) Selenium
6 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.87%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.43%) AppScan
7 1 (0.43%) LSMW
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) Psake
7 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (17.75%) Finance
2 10 (4.33%) Retail
3 9 (3.90%) Advertising
4 6 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.16%) Banking
6 4 (1.73%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.79%) Web Services
2 7 (3.03%) HTML
2 7 (3.03%) Middleware
3 6 (2.60%) .NET
3 6 (2.60%) RESTful
4 5 (2.16%) CSS
4 5 (2.16%) XML
5 4 (1.73%) JSON
5 4 (1.73%) SAML
5 4 (1.73%) SOAP
6 3 (1.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.87%) LAMP
7 2 (0.87%) Laravel
7 2 (0.87%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.87%) REST
7 2 (0.87%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.43%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.43%) Kafka
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.16%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.73%) User Experience
6 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) Replication
7 2 (0.87%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 2 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.69%) Windows
2 22 (9.52%) Linux
3 12 (5.19%) Unix
4 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.46%) Solaris
5 8 (3.46%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.60%) CentOS
7 5 (2.16%) AIX
7 5 (2.16%) HPUX
8 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.23%) Auto-Scaling
2 19 (8.23%) Migration
2 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (6.93%) DevOps
4 16 (6.93%) Information Security
4 16 (6.93%) ITIL
5 15 (6.49%) ERP
6 10 (4.33%) IT Strategy
6 10 (4.33%) Open Source
6 10 (4.33%) SIEM
6 10 (4.33%) SOA
7 8 (3.46%) Asset Management
7 8 (3.46%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.46%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (3.46%) Security Architecture
7 8 (3.46%) Security Operations
7 8 (3.46%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.52%) SQL
2 16 (6.93%) Python
3 15 (6.49%) Java
4 11 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.03%) Perl
7 6 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 4 (1.73%) PHP
10 3 (1.30%) C#
10 3 (1.30%) Groovy
10 3 (1.30%) Scala
11 2 (0.87%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) ABAP
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Degree
2 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.06%) CISSP
3 14 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.90%) CISM
5 4 (1.73%) CISMP
6 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.87%) CISA
7 2 (0.87%) CRISC
7 2 (0.87%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.87%) GIAC
7 2 (0.87%) GSSP-.NET
7 2 (0.87%) GSSP-JAVA
7 2 (0.87%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.87%) ISACA
8 1 (0.43%) CIPD
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.03%) PMO
3 6 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (2.60%) SLA
4 5 (2.16%) GDPR
5 4 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.73%) QA
5 4 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.87%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.03%) Docker
3 5 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.73%) vSphere
5 3 (1.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (10.39%) Terraform
2 19 (8.23%) Ansible
3 9 (3.90%) Puppet
3 9 (3.90%) SCCM
4 6 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.16%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.30%) Nessus
6 3 (1.30%) vRealize
7 2 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.87%) Salt
7 2 (0.87%) SCOM
7 2 (0.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.43%) Kibana
8 1 (0.43%) logstash
8 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (12.55%) Oracle
2 21 (9.09%) SAP
3 19 (8.23%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.06%) McAfee
5 9 (3.90%) HP
5 9 (3.90%) IBM
6 8 (3.46%) CyberArk
6 8 (3.46%) Splunk
7 6 (2.60%) Tableau
7 6 (2.60%) VMware
8 5 (2.16%) CA
8 5 (2.16%) Foundstone
8 5 (2.16%) Sage
9 4 (1.73%) Cisco
9 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.30%) Citrix
10 3 (1.30%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.30%) Google
10 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.30%) Sun