The median contractor rate for a IT Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 126 140 131
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.070% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.073% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -5.55% +7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 2741 2513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1822 1577
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 136
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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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 +8 1 £550 +22.22% 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

IT 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware