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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.03% 7.14% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 8.20% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £550 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +92.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £485 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £600 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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
412 122 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.96% 87.14% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 60 128
Average daily rate £368 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.90 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) Web Testing
2 11 (25.58%) JUnit
2 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
2 11 (25.58%) RSpec
2 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
2 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) SAP
7 6 (13.95%) Windows
8 5 (11.63%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (9.30%) UNIX
9 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) HP
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Documentum
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.98%) SAP SD
3 3 (6.98%) SAP R/3
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (4.65%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.33%) PRMS
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Taleo
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WLAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Junos
2 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
1 11 (25.58%) RSpec
1 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
1 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.58%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) PVCS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.33%) XSLT
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) Java EE
2 1 (2.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Web Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
2 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
8 1 (2.33%) Document Management
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) ABAP
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Korn
5 1 (2.33%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.33%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.33%) RPG
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.33%) Netcool
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.33%) MIIS
1 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) NEC
6 1 (2.33%) Polycom
6 1 (2.33%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
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