The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 47 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.35% 7.24% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 7.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £249 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
Consultant
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 352 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.56% 94.37% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 232 65
Average daily rate £425 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) General Ledger
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (29.41%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) Billing
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) Cash Management
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) Informatica
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (11.76%) SMTP
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) PKI
9 4 (11.76%) WSUS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SMTP
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) General Ledger
3 8 (23.53%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) J2EE
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
1 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 8 (23.53%) Cash Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) E-business
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Product Management
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Cerner