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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 39 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 86 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.36% 3.97% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 4.17% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 12
Median daily rate £415 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £345 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £526 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
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
1217 743 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.01% 95.26% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 420 337
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 19
Median hourly rate £26.58 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £18.47 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -20 42 £320 -24.70% 6
Durham +10 18 £475 +35.71% 4
Northumberland - 1 - -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 37 (26.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.53%) SAP
3 35 (24.82%) Oracle
4 29 (20.57%) SC Cleared
5 22 (15.60%) Migration
5 22 (15.60%) ITIL
6 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (12.06%) Windows
8 16 (11.35%) Data Migration
9 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.93%) Linux
10 14 (9.93%) Oracle EBS R12
11 13 (9.22%) Billing
12 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
13 10 (7.09%) Java
13 10 (7.09%) CRM
13 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.38%) Open Source
15 8 (5.67%) Office 365
15 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (5.67%) Software Delivery
15 8 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (5.67%) SAP IS-U
15 8 (5.67%) SCCM
15 8 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (5.67%) Finance
15 8 (5.67%) DNS

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 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.55%) Apache
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Solr
2 5 (3.55%) Drupal
2 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.42%) SAS
4 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) Documentum
5 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.67%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (4.96%) SAP QM
4 5 (3.55%) SAP PP
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.84%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle iSupplier
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.71%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.71%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) DNS
2 7 (4.96%) SAN
3 6 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.55%) Intranet
4 5 (3.55%) WAN
5 3 (2.13%) Firewall
5 3 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.13%) LDAP
6 2 (1.42%) DHCP
6 2 (1.42%) HTTP
6 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.42%) LAN
6 2 (1.42%) SSL
6 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.71%) 3G
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.71%) Skype
7 1 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) HBase
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) ERwin
1 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.71%) JMeter
2 1 (0.71%) JUnit
2 1 (0.71%) Maven
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (9.22%) Billing
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Web Services
1 8 (5.67%) XML
2 5 (3.55%) jQuery
2 5 (3.55%) Middleware
3 4 (2.84%) J2EE
3 4 (2.84%) XSD
4 3 (2.13%) EJB
4 3 (2.13%) OAuth
4 3 (2.13%) OAuth2
4 3 (2.13%) OpenID
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.13%) SOAP
4 3 (2.13%) Spring
4 3 (2.13%) XSLT
5 2 (1.42%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.71%) BAPI
6 1 (0.71%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.71%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.13%) PKI
2 3 (2.13%) User Experience
3 2 (1.42%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.42%) HP Storage
3 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.71%) AS400
4 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.71%) HACMP
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.71%) Tandem
4 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Windows
2 14 (9.93%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) Unix
4 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.13%) AIX
7 2 (1.42%) CentOS
7 2 (1.42%) Solaris
7 2 (1.42%) SUSE
7 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.71%) VMS
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.60%) ITIL
1 22 (15.60%) Migration
2 16 (11.35%) Data Migration
3 10 (7.09%) CRM
4 9 (6.38%) Open Source
4 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.67%) Software Delivery
6 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.26%) Analytics
7 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.26%) Validation
8 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.55%) DevOps
8 5 (3.55%) ITSM
8 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.55%) Service Management
9 4 (2.84%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (2.84%) SAP Security
9 4 (2.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.09%) Java
2 6 (4.26%) ABAP
2 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.26%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) VBScript
3 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.84%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) C-shell
5 3 (2.13%) Korn
5 3 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.42%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) C++
7 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) XPath
7 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) AAT
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.71%) QA
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Samba
3 2 (1.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.71%) GPFS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) SCCM
2 7 (4.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (4.96%) WSUS
3 4 (2.84%) Puppet
4 2 (1.42%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.42%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.42%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.71%) MOM
5 1 (0.71%) OpenView
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) SAP
2 35 (24.82%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.96%) VMware
5 6 (4.26%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.26%) HP
6 5 (3.55%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.13%) Cisco
7 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 2 (1.42%) CA
8 2 (1.42%) IBM
8 2 (1.42%) Informatica
8 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.71%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.71%) Sage
9 1 (0.71%) Tableau
9 1 (0.71%) ThinPrint
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £27 - £29 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 26 days ago