The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 51 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.75% 4.50% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 4.76% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
639 609 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.80% 94.42% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 399 205
Median daily rate £375 £380 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.37 £21.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Windows
4 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.00%) DNS
7 9 (18.00%) Oracle
8 8 (16.00%) ITIL
8 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.00%) Office 365
8 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
8 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.00%) Skype
9 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
9 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (14.00%) Android
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.00%) Middleware
9 7 (14.00%) MCSE
9 7 (14.00%) Unix
9 7 (14.00%) User Experience
10 6 (12.00%) Service Design
10 6 (12.00%) Ethnography

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (8.00%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) SAS
7 1 (2.00%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (2.00%) Maximo
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) Skype
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) NAS
4 3 (6.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) SMS
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) DTS
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Ingres
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) User Experience
3 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Tandem
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Android
3 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) AIX
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) OS/390
7 1 (2.00%) HPUX
7 1 (2.00%) MVS
7 1 (2.00%) VME
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) CRM
2 6 (12.00%) Customer Insight
2 6 (12.00%) Ethnography
2 6 (12.00%) Guerrilla Research
2 6 (12.00%) Human Factors
2 6 (12.00%) Line Management
2 6 (12.00%) Market Research
2 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (12.00%) Service Design
2 6 (12.00%) Usability Testing
2 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.00%) Workflow
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) ITSM
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Jython
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.00%) CISM
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Trend Micro
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.00%) CA
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) AppSense
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.00%) Axway
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas