The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 62 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.53% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £43.48
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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
496 152 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.87% 95.00% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 91 107
Average daily rate £400 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £14.80 £11.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 £9.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.00 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC