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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 46 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.77% 6.77% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 7.25% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 11
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£369 £445 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £261 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
958 552 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.38% 93.40% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 330 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -26 26 £363 +11.53% 25
Durham -4 6 £220 - 3
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (31.88%) Oracle
2 21 (30.43%) SAP
3 18 (26.09%) Finance
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (15.94%) Project Management
4 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
5 10 (14.49%) General Ledger
6 9 (13.04%) Billing
7 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 8 (11.59%) WSUS
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (11.59%) Cash Management
8 7 (10.14%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (10.14%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
8 7 (10.14%) Informatica
9 6 (8.70%) SAP FI
9 6 (8.70%) Windows
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
9 6 (8.70%) Smart Meter

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (10.14%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (8.70%) SAP FI
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (5.80%) SAP CO
8 2 (2.90%) SAP HR
8 2 (2.90%) SAP PS
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (1.45%) SAP WM
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (1.45%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SMTP
2 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Ant
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) ERwin
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) General Ledger
3 9 (13.04%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
1 3 (4.35%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) SOAP
3 1 (1.45%) jBPM
3 1 (1.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Social Network
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
3 8 (11.59%) Cash Management
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL
5 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) ETL
6 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.35%) E-business
6 3 (4.35%) Analytics
6 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.90%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Information Security Management
7 2 (2.90%) Security Management
7 2 (2.90%) Workflow
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) CISA
3 2 (2.90%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) WSUS
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle
2 21 (30.43%) SAP
3 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.14%) Informatica
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Cerner
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
North East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago