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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 54 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 85 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.21% 4.31% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 4.56% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 10
Median daily rate £410 £300 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -32.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £245 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +40.00%
Consultant
England

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
1448 811 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.67% 94.41% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 484 306
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 82 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 55 £370 +23.33% 6
Durham +11 12 £475 +100.00%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (32.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (27.74%) SAP
3 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
4 32 (23.36%) Oracle
5 21 (15.33%) Linux
5 21 (15.33%) ITIL
6 20 (14.60%) Windows
7 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (11.68%) Migration
9 13 (9.49%) Java
10 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
10 12 (8.76%) Billing
10 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (8.03%) Unix
12 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
12 10 (7.30%) Banking
12 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.57%) WebLogic
13 9 (6.57%) LDAP
13 9 (6.57%) DNS
13 9 (6.57%) Office 365
13 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
14 8 (5.84%) OAuth2
14 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
14 8 (5.84%) HP
14 8 (5.84%) CRM
14 8 (5.84%) SQL
14 8 (5.84%) ITSM
14 8 (5.84%) Oracle EBS

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 9 (6.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.65%) Apache
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.65%) Drupal
4 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.73%) Documentum
7 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.84%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (5.11%) SAP QM
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.65%) SAP PP
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.92%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle iSupplier
7 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.46%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.73%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) DNS
1 9 (6.57%) LDAP
2 7 (5.11%) SAN
2 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.38%) Firewall
4 5 (3.65%) Intranet
4 5 (3.65%) WAN
5 3 (2.19%) DHCP
5 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.46%) HTTP
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.73%) 3G
7 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.73%) Skype
7 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) DB2
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) ERwin
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (8.76%) Billing
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Finance
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) OAuth
1 8 (5.84%) OAuth2
1 8 (5.84%) OpenID
2 7 (5.11%) Middleware
2 7 (5.11%) Web Services
2 7 (5.11%) XML
3 6 (4.38%) Spring
4 5 (3.65%) jQuery
5 3 (2.19%) EJB
5 3 (2.19%) J2EE
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.19%) SOAP
5 3 (2.19%) XSD
5 3 (2.19%) XSLT
6 2 (1.46%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.73%) CSS
7 1 (0.73%) CSS3
7 1 (0.73%) HTML
7 1 (0.73%) HTML5
7 1 (0.73%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) AS400
4 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) PKI
4 3 (2.19%) Tandem
5 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) HACMP
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) Linux
2 20 (14.60%) Windows
3 11 (8.03%) Unix
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Android
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) HPUX
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) VMS
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 16 (11.68%) Migration
3 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
4 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.84%) CRM
5 8 (5.84%) ITSM
5 8 (5.84%) Open Source
6 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
6 7 (5.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.38%) SAP Security
7 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.38%) Validation
8 5 (3.65%) Content Management
8 5 (3.65%) Service Management
8 5 (3.65%) Workflow
9 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.92%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.92%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (2.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) Java
2 8 (5.84%) SQL
3 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.65%) ABAP
4 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.19%) C-shell
6 3 (2.19%) Korn
7 2 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (1.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (32.85%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) Degree
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.65%) MCSE
5 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.19%) CCNA
6 3 (2.19%) CCNP
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.19%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.73%) AAT
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) Samba
3 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.73%) GPFS
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (2.19%) OpenView
2 3 (2.19%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.46%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.46%) MOM
3 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.46%) WSUS
3 2 (1.46%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.73%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) SAP
2 32 (23.36%) Oracle
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.84%) HP
5 6 (4.38%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.38%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.38%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.92%) Citrix
6 4 (2.92%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) BMC
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) AppSense
8 1 (0.73%) Capita
8 1 (0.73%) IBM
8 1 (0.73%) Informatica
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.73%) Trend Micro
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago