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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 48 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.65% 3.02% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 3.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£520 £325 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £209 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
510 403 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.24% 93.72% 90.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 276 56
Average daily rate £375 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.93 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +13.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.75 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 8 (28.57%) SAP
1 8 (28.57%) Informatica
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) SAP SD
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) SAP GTS
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (7.14%) Puppet
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP SD
2 3 (10.71%) SAP GTS
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP WM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.57%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (3.57%) CAML
4 1 (3.57%) jBPM
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) HPUX
2 1 (3.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) OOP
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Product Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
1 8 (28.57%) Informatica
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Cerner
5 1 (3.57%) ICL