Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 255 264 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.74% 4.84% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 5.04% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 144 138
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £521
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.61 - £10.90
10th Percentile £13.12 - £10.45
90th Percentile £36.52 - £11.35
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +65.45%

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 4288 5241 5815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3361 3873
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 200 316
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.63 £28.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +7 157 £475 +5.56% 29
South Yorkshire +8 64 £500 +12.36% 5
North Yorkshire +10 19 £425 +13.33% 2
East Yorkshire -6 2 £450 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (19.22%) SAP
2 46 (18.04%) Finance
3 34 (13.33%) Oracle
4 29 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.20%) Information Security
5 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.02%) Linux
6 23 (9.02%) Unix
7 22 (8.63%) Windows
8 21 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (7.84%) Migration
9 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 16 (6.27%) VMware
12 16 (6.27%) Python
12 16 (6.27%) SQL
12 16 (6.27%) Active Directory
12 16 (6.27%) GDPR
13 15 (5.88%) Office 365
13 15 (5.88%) Data Protection
14 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
14 14 (5.49%) ITIL
14 14 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (5.10%) Tomcat
15 13 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (5.10%) Puppet
16 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (4.71%) SIEM

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 13 (5.10%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.57%) CMS
2 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (3.14%) SAP IS-U
1 8 (3.14%) SAP PM
2 6 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.35%) SAP HR-PA
3 5 (1.96%) SAP HCM
3 5 (1.96%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.96%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.57%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.18%) Demantra
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.18%) SAP EWM
5 3 (1.18%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.88%) Office 365
2 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.92%) SaaS
4 9 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.53%) PaaS
5 7 (2.75%) OpenDNS
6 6 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (1.57%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.78%) IaaS
9 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.31%) DNS
2 11 (4.31%) Firewall
3 9 (3.53%) SAN
4 7 (2.75%) Skype
5 5 (1.96%) SMS
6 4 (1.57%) Wireless
7 3 (1.18%) Internet
8 2 (0.78%) SSH
8 2 (0.78%) TACACS
8 2 (0.78%) WLAN
9 1 (0.39%) DHCP
9 1 (0.39%) HTTP
9 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.39%) LAN
9 1 (0.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
9 1 (0.39%) VPN
9 1 (0.39%) WAN
9 1 (0.39%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.53%) DB2
5 7 (2.75%) DataStage
5 7 (2.75%) Maltego
6 5 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.78%) Endeca
9 2 (0.78%) Essbase
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) ProC
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (18.04%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Retail
3 10 (3.92%) Banking
4 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 3 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.78%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) CSS
4 2 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) MDX
5 1 (0.39%) SAML
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.39%) WAP
5 1 (0.39%) XHTML
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.53%) PKI
4 8 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.18%) Clustering
6 3 (1.18%) Replication
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Robotics
7 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.39%) CESG
8 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.39%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.02%) Linux
1 23 (9.02%) Unix
2 22 (8.63%) Windows
3 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.20%) Information Security
3 20 (7.84%) Migration
3 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 14 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.49%) ITIL
7 13 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (4.71%) SIEM
9 11 (4.31%) CRM
9 11 (4.31%) Data Analysis
10 10 (3.92%) Service Management
10 10 (3.92%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (3.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 8 (3.14%) Data Privacy
12 8 (3.14%) Programme Delivery
12 8 (3.14%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (3.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.27%) Python
1 16 (6.27%) SQL
2 12 (4.71%) Java
3 11 (4.31%) Perl
3 11 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.57%) ABAP
7 3 (1.18%) C
7 3 (1.18%) C++
7 3 (1.18%) COBOL
8 2 (0.78%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.39%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) CISSP
2 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.14%) CISA
4 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.57%) CISM
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.57%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.18%) CCNA
7 3 (1.18%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) MCSE
8 2 (0.78%) CCDA
8 2 (0.78%) CCIP
8 2 (0.78%) Degree
8 2 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.39%) CCDP
9 1 (0.39%) CLAS
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.27%) GDPR
3 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.53%) VMware NSX
3 4 (1.57%) KVM
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.18%) Docker
4 3 (1.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) RHEV
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.10%) Puppet
2 11 (4.31%) Ansible
3 5 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.96%) vRealize
4 4 (1.57%) Juju
4 4 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.57%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (19.22%) SAP
2 34 (13.33%) Oracle
3 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.27%) VMware
5 11 (4.31%) CyberArk
6 8 (3.14%) Sybase
7 7 (2.75%) IBM
8 6 (2.35%) Cisco
9 5 (1.96%) Dell
9 5 (1.96%) Symantec
10 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.57%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.18%) F5
11 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.18%) Splunk
12 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.78%) Citrix
12 2 (0.78%) HP
12 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.78%) Infor