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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 45 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.38% 4.90% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.06% 5.45% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
558 440 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.48% 89.80% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 244 107
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 25 £425 +21.42% 17
Durham +6 11 £425 -15.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (32.99%) SAP
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 17 (17.53%) Finance
3 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.40%) SQL
5 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.34%) ABAP
6 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco
7 10 (10.31%) EMC
8 9 (9.28%) HP
8 9 (9.28%) ITIL
8 9 (9.28%) General Ledger
8 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (8.25%) Java
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (7.22%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.22%) SAN
10 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (7.22%) XML
10 7 (7.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (7.22%) SAP CO
11 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (6.19%) Cash Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.12%) Apache
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.09%) AquaLogic
2 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.22%) SAP CO
3 7 (7.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (6.19%) SAP PP
4 6 (6.19%) SAP FI
5 5 (5.15%) SAP SD
5 5 (5.15%) SAP PM
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (3.09%) SAP SM
7 3 (3.09%) SAP CS
7 3 (3.09%) SAP MM
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (3.09%) SAP GTS
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) SAN
2 4 (4.12%) LDAP
2 4 (4.12%) LAN
2 4 (4.12%) WAN
3 3 (3.09%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.06%) Junos
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) VPN
5 1 (1.03%) SMS
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Ant
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) XML
2 5 (5.15%) Middleware
3 4 (4.12%) JRules
4 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
5 2 (2.06%) J2EE
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) Java EE
6 1 (1.03%) WCF
6 1 (1.03%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (1.03%) CAML
6 1 (1.03%) RESTful
6 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.03%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.03%) JDBC
6 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.15%) GIS
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.06%) Psychology
4 2 (2.06%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.03%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) UNIX
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
1 6 (6.19%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) HPUX
5 1 (1.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
2 9 (9.28%) ITIL
3 7 (7.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (6.19%) ETL
4 6 (6.19%) Cash Management
5 5 (5.15%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (5.15%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (5.15%) Workflow
5 5 (5.15%) Logistics
6 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.12%) Migration
6 4 (4.12%) SOA
6 4 (4.12%) Service Management
6 4 (4.12%) Network Management
7 3 (3.09%) Network Design
7 3 (3.09%) System Testing
7 3 (3.09%) High Availability
7 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) ABAP
3 8 (8.25%) Java
4 5 (5.15%) MapBasic
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) GxP
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) SRDF
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.03%) Xen
3 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) OpenView
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.06%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.03%) MIIS
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) SAP
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.31%) EMC
4 10 (10.31%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) Informatica
6 5 (5.15%) Mapinfo
7 4 (4.12%) IBM
7 4 (4.12%) VMware
8 3 (3.09%) Juniper
8 3 (3.09%) Brocade
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.06%) NetApp
9 2 (2.06%) Sybase
9 2 (2.06%) Citrix
9 2 (2.06%) TippingPoint
9 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.06%) F5
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