Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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.

IT Consultant
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 192 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +180
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - -
England median hourly rate £11.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -75.00% - -

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 4240 5174 5880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.12% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3323 3917
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £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 140 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 +16 6 £550 +22.22% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
North Yorkshire +7 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) GDPR
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GDPR
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle