The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.51% 5.96% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 6.50% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +73.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £463 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
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
555 354 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.65% 91.71% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 162 214
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 27 £383 -23.50% 17
Durham +1 3 - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (40.85%) SAP
2 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
3 10 (14.08%) Web Testing
3 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
3 10 (14.08%) RSpec
3 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
3 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.08%) Automation Testing
3 10 (14.08%) Scrum
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 10 (14.08%) JUnit
4 8 (11.27%) Windows
4 8 (11.27%) SAP PP
5 7 (9.86%) Finance
5 7 (9.86%) ABAP
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.45%) SAP APO
6 6 (8.45%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (7.04%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.04%) Java
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Linux
7 5 (7.04%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Documentum
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SAP PP
2 6 (8.45%) SAP APO
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (5.63%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.63%) SAP R/3
4 4 (5.63%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (4.23%) SAP QM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP PM
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.82%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.41%) HFM
7 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.41%) SSH
2 1 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.41%) NAS
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) WLAN
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.41%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Selenium
2 10 (14.08%) RSpec
2 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
2 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
2 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.08%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) PVCS
4 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.82%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.82%) Spring
3 1 (1.41%) REST
3 1 (1.41%) Symfony
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) Drools
3 1 (1.41%) YAML
3 1 (1.41%) MooTools
3 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.41%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.41%) FMCG
3 1 (1.41%) iSeries
3 1 (1.41%) Handset
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Solaris
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
2 10 (14.08%) Web Testing
2 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
2 10 (14.08%) Automation Testing
2 10 (14.08%) Scrum
3 6 (8.45%) Network Planning
4 5 (7.04%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
5 4 (5.63%) Project Management
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.82%) TDD
6 2 (2.82%) Workflow
6 2 (2.82%) Logistics
6 2 (2.82%) Document Management
7 1 (1.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) ABAP
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.41%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.41%) PHP5
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) RPG
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) COBOL
6 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) UAG
3 1 (1.41%) XenServer
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.41%) WSUS
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) Netcool
1 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) SAP
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) EMC
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Isilon
6 1 (1.41%) Polycom
6 1 (1.41%) NEC
6 1 (1.41%) AppSense
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 months contract, possibility to get extend
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago