Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 215 213 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.37% 5.06% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 5.22% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 141
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £332 £325 £325
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £17.06 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.06% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £46.66 £46.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% +1.43% +5.75%

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 4,732 4,079 5,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 2,671 3,494
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £547 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 126 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.34
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.75
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -14 131 £525 +10.53% 38
South Yorkshire +2 45 £448 -10.50% 15
North Yorkshire -3 15 £400 -5.88% 3
East Yorkshire +4 4 £350 -22.22% 5
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 38 (17.67%) Finance
2 33 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (12.56%) SAP
4 24 (11.16%) Migration
4 24 (11.16%) Terraform
5 23 (10.70%) Windows
6 22 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (9.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.77%) SQL
8 20 (9.30%) Amazon S3
9 19 (8.84%) Auto-Scaling
9 19 (8.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (8.84%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
9 19 (8.84%) Firewall
9 19 (8.84%) Serverless
10 18 (8.37%) Oracle
10 18 (8.37%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (8.37%) Ansible
10 18 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (7.91%) Degree
11 17 (7.91%) ERP
11 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.91%) Information Security
11 17 (7.91%) Retail
11 17 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (7.44%) SOA
12 16 (7.44%) Web Services
12 16 (7.44%) 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 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) Apache
2 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.93%) Confluence
3 2 (0.93%) Drupal
3 2 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.93%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) Mule
3 2 (0.93%) nginx
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.33%) Sage 200
3 4 (1.86%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.40%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.40%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.40%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.40%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.93%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.93%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (9.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (9.30%) Amazon S3
5 19 (8.84%) Amazon ELB
5 19 (8.84%) Serverless
5 19 (8.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.86%) Office 365
10 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.47%) IaaS
12 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.84%) Firewall
2 8 (3.72%) HTTP
3 7 (3.26%) SSL
4 6 (2.79%) SMS
5 4 (1.86%) DNS
6 3 (1.40%) DHCP
6 3 (1.40%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.40%) Network Security
6 3 (1.40%) SSH
7 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.47%) Internet
8 1 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.47%) NAS
8 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.47%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.47%) SAN
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.47%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.79%) MySQL
4 4 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.40%) Power BI
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.93%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.47%) Riak
7 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.33%) Subversion
4 3 (1.40%) Maven
4 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.93%) JIRA
5 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.47%) JMeter
6 1 (0.47%) LSMW
6 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.47%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (17.67%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Retail
3 10 (4.65%) Advertising
4 7 (3.26%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.86%) Publishing
6 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.44%) Web Services
2 6 (2.79%) HTML
2 6 (2.79%) Middleware
3 5 (2.33%) CSS
3 5 (2.33%) RESTful
4 4 (1.86%) SAML
4 4 (1.86%) SOAP
5 3 (1.40%) LDAP
5 3 (1.40%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) .NET
6 2 (0.93%) JSON
6 2 (0.93%) LAMP
6 2 (0.93%) Laravel
6 2 (0.93%) REST
6 2 (0.93%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.47%) Kafka
7 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.47%) Sensu
7 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.33%) PKI
5 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.40%) Replication
5 3 (1.40%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) NHS
6 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
7 1 (0.47%) LPAR
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) RIA
7 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.70%) Windows
2 13 (6.05%) Linux
3 9 (4.19%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.72%) Unix
5 6 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.86%) Solaris
8 3 (1.40%) CentOS
9 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) AIX
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) HPUX
10 1 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.16%) Migration
2 21 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.84%) Auto-Scaling
4 17 (7.91%) ERP
4 17 (7.91%) Information Security
4 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.44%) SOA
6 13 (6.05%) DevOps
6 13 (6.05%) Security Architecture
7 12 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (5.12%) ITIL
8 11 (5.12%) SIEM
9 10 (4.65%) IT Strategy
10 9 (4.19%) Open Source
11 8 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.72%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (3.72%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.26%) Logistics
12 7 (3.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) Python
3 11 (5.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.65%) Java
5 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.79%) Perl
8 3 (1.40%) Groovy
8 3 (1.40%) PHP
8 3 (1.40%) Scala
9 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) C#
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) Smalltalk
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Degree
2 16 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.98%) CISSP
4 14 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.05%) CISM
6 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.40%) CIPD
6 3 (1.40%) CISA
7 2 (0.93%) ISACA
8 1 (0.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) CEH
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.47%) GCIA
8 1 (0.47%) GCIH
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.47%) SANS
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (4.65%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.33%) PMO
4 5 (2.33%) QA
5 4 (1.86%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.93%) GDPR
6 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.86%) Docker
3 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (11.16%) Terraform
2 18 (8.37%) Ansible
3 8 (3.72%) SCCM
4 6 (2.79%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.33%) Puppet
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.40%) vRealize
7 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.93%) QRadar
7 2 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.93%) WMI
8 1 (0.47%) logstash
8 1 (0.47%) Nessus
8 1 (0.47%) Nmap
8 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (12.56%) SAP
2 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.37%) Oracle
4 11 (5.12%) McAfee
5 8 (3.72%) Splunk
6 7 (3.26%) Sage
7 6 (2.79%) CyberArk
8 5 (2.33%) Foundstone
8 5 (2.33%) IBM
9 4 (1.86%) CA
9 4 (1.86%) Cisco
9 4 (1.86%) Tableau
9 4 (1.86%) VMware
10 3 (1.40%) Ariba
10 3 (1.40%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.40%) Google
10 3 (1.40%) IFS
10 3 (1.40%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.40%) Sun