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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.74% 5.13% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 5.44% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
722 551 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.16% 94.19% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 339 112
Average daily rate £371 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 20 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -14 10 £425 +30.76% 16
Durham -8 5 £303 -32.77% 1
Teesside - 4 £500 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 32 (43.84%) SAP
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.33%) SAP FI
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.96%) Data Structures
4 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.96%) GIS
4 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.59%) Java
5 7 (9.59%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) Informatica
5 7 (9.59%) Mapinfo
5 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
5 7 (9.59%) MapBasic
5 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.22%) Logistics
6 6 (8.22%) ABAP
6 6 (8.22%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.48%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
8 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Lync
3 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) SAP FI
2 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
3 5 (6.85%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (5.48%) SAP PM
4 4 (5.48%) SAP SD
5 3 (4.11%) SAP CS
5 3 (4.11%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.11%) SAP SM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP GTS
6 2 (2.74%) SAP SCM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP PS
6 2 (2.74%) SAP WM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (2.74%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) Ant
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) ERwin
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) XSD
4 1 (1.37%) XSLT
4 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) jBPM
4 1 (1.37%) CAML
4 1 (1.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Structures
1 8 (10.96%) GIS
2 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.74%) Psychology
4 2 (2.74%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Social Network
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
2 1 (1.37%) HPUX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
2 6 (8.22%) Logistics
3 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
3 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (5.48%) Migration
3 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.11%) Workflow
4 3 (4.11%) Regression Testing
4 3 (4.11%) Cash Management
5 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Market Research
5 2 (2.74%) Usability Testing
5 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.74%) Service Management
5 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL
5 2 (2.74%) CRM
5 2 (2.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) Java
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
1 7 (9.59%) MapBasic
2 6 (8.22%) ABAP
3 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.11%) Python
4 3 (4.11%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) SRDF
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
3 1 (1.37%) KVM
3 1 (1.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
1 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) SAP
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 7 (9.59%) Informatica
4 7 (9.59%) Mapinfo
5 4 (5.48%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) Brocade
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) Sybase
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) Cerner
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) ICL
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