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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 59 49 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.65% 3.41% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 3.61% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 12
Median daily rate £410 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £278 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £548 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.35 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.29% +50.00%
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
893 693 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.48% 94.41% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 461 235
Median daily rate £335 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016, 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 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (32.50%) Linux
4 24 (30.00%) Windows
5 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
6 18 (22.50%) ITIL
7 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (18.75%) Oracle
8 15 (18.75%) LDAP
9 14 (17.50%) DNS
9 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 14 (17.50%) Banking
9 14 (17.50%) OAuth2
9 14 (17.50%) OAuth
9 14 (17.50%) OpenID
10 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (13.75%) TIBCO
12 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
12 11 (13.75%) Java
12 11 (13.75%) Spring
13 10 (12.50%) Content Management
13 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.50%) SAP
13 10 (12.50%) Unix
13 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
1 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.25%) Apache
6 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
6 5 (6.25%) Drupal
6 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.25%) Documentum
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.25%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) LDAP
2 14 (17.50%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) Skype
6 5 (6.25%) Intranet
6 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.00%) WAN
8 3 (3.75%) Firewall
8 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.25%) 3G
9 1 (1.25%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 1 (1.25%) LAN
9 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) ERwin
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.50%) Banking
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) OAuth
1 14 (17.50%) OAuth2
1 14 (17.50%) OpenID
2 11 (13.75%) Spring
3 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.00%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) AS400
5 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Tandem
5 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 24 (30.00%) Windows
3 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.50%) Unix
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.75%) Android
7 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.25%) HPUX
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Content Management
3 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
3 9 (11.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.75%) Regression Testing
4 7 (8.75%) Workflow
5 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.25%) Open Source
6 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.25%) Validation
7 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.00%) ITSM
7 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) Java
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.25%) Perl
4 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.75%) C-shell
5 3 (3.75%) Korn
6 2 (2.50%) VB
6 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.25%) MCSE
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.75%) CCNA
7 3 (3.75%) CCNP
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.75%) MCDBA
7 3 (3.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.25%) AAT
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.75%) Samba
4 2 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) Brightmail
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (3.75%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.75%) OpenView
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Afaria
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.75%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.50%) MOM
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) TIBCO
4 10 (12.50%) SAP
5 8 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (7.50%) ArcSight
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) Trend Micro
8 3 (3.75%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (2.50%) BMC
9 2 (2.50%) CA
9 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.25%) AppSense
10 1 (1.25%) Informatica
10 1 (1.25%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.25%) Remedy
10 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.25%) Splunk
10 1 (1.25%) ThinPrint