Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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.

IT Consultant
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 183 207
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.067% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £274 £525 £425
90th Percentile £563 £575 £475
England median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 4,434 4,491 5,597
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.23% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,936 2,844 3,671
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £234 £235 £249
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 209 273
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.40
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured IT Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Consultant in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Consultant in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Consultant in Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Consultant in Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -17 5 £425 -22.73% 8
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) PMO

IT 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware