The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / North East
Rank 55 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.17% 8.96% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 9.50% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 23
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
947 832 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.95% 94.33% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 487 410
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.64 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the North East region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the North East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the North East region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -34 23 £400 -11.11% 21
Durham -5 10 £425 +1.19% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 North East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
4 19 (22.09%) Windows
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server
6 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
6 15 (17.44%) SAP
6 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
7 12 (13.95%) DNS
8 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (12.79%) Middleware
8 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
9 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (11.63%) Skype for Business
10 9 (10.47%) Android
10 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
10 9 (10.47%) ITIL
10 9 (10.47%) MCSE
10 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (10.47%) Workflow
10 9 (10.47%) Skype
10 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
10 9 (10.47%) Office 365
10 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (9.30%) Finance
11 8 (9.30%) Linux
11 8 (9.30%) DHCP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 10 (11.63%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (8.14%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.33%) Papyrus
8 2 (2.33%) SAS
9 1 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.16%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.65%) SAP HR
2 4 (4.65%) SAP PP
3 3 (3.49%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (2.33%) Maximo
4 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.16%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) DNS
2 9 (10.47%) Skype
3 8 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (4.65%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) LDAP
5 3 (3.49%) NAS
5 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 2 (2.33%) HTTP
6 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.33%) SAN
6 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.16%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.49%) DataStage
2 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
3 2 (2.33%) GIS
3 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.16%) DTS
4 1 (1.16%) Ingres
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) Maven
1 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Billing
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.49%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.33%) OAuth
4 2 (2.33%) OAuth2
4 2 (2.33%) OpenID
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (1.16%) .NET
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) CSS
5 1 (1.16%) CSS3
5 1 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) AS400
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
5 1 (1.16%) Tandem
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.47%) Android
4 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Linux
6 5 (5.81%) Unix
7 4 (4.65%) AIX
7 4 (4.65%) Solaris
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.49%) OS/390
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) HPUX
10 1 (1.16%) MVS
10 1 (1.16%) VME
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.47%) ITIL
1 9 (10.47%) Workflow
2 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
2 6 (6.98%) Migration
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.65%) Content Management
4 4 (4.65%) CRM
4 4 (4.65%) Customer Insight
4 4 (4.65%) ETL
4 4 (4.65%) Human Factors
4 4 (4.65%) ITSM
4 4 (4.65%) Line Management
4 4 (4.65%) Logistics
4 4 (4.65%) Market Research
4 4 (4.65%) Regression Testing
4 4 (4.65%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.49%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) C++
5 1 (1.16%) Jython
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.47%) MCSE
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
6 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.33%) CISM
7 2 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
1 2 (2.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 15 (17.44%) SAP
4 7 (8.14%) Trend Micro
5 6 (6.98%) HP
6 4 (4.65%) IBM
7 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.33%) CA
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.16%) Apple
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya
9 1 (1.16%) BMC
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) EMC
9 1 (1.16%) Sun
9 1 (1.16%) Symantec
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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