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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.51% 7.55% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 8.51% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +85.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £470 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.61%
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
349 141 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.57% 88.68% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 64 140
Average daily rate £361 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £257 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.88 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +12.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.90 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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

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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 2 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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 2 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 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Web Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) JUnit
2 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
2 11 (28.21%) RSpec
2 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
2 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) SAP
5 6 (15.38%) Finance
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) Documentum
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (7.69%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.69%) SAP R/3
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (5.13%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.56%) PRMS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Taleo
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) WLAN
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SSH
1 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Selenium
1 11 (28.21%) RSpec
1 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
1 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
1 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
1 11 (28.21%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) PVCS
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) iSeries
2 1 (2.56%) AS400
2 1 (2.56%) Handset
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Web Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
2 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
8 1 (2.56%) CMMI
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) ABAP
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.56%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.56%) RPG
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Netcool
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.56%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.13%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) NEC
5 1 (2.56%) Polycom
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