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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 69 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.43% 7.33% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 7.79% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 11
Average daily rate £425 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £24.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+93.93% -5.71%
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
878 578 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.51% 94.14% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 349 219
Average daily rate £400 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 53
Average hourly rate £15.63 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.68 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 37 £450 +2.85% 13
Durham +19 23 £398 +6.00% 4
Teesside - 1 £400 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (37.23%) Oracle
2 33 (24.09%) SAP
3 31 (22.63%) Finance
4 22 (16.06%) Billing
4 22 (16.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (16.06%) Migration
5 21 (15.33%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (11.68%) Data Migration
7 15 (10.95%) CRM
8 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
9 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
11 10 (7.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (7.30%) ITIL
12 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (6.57%) Analytics
13 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
13 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (5.11%) Test Scripting
14 7 (5.11%) Java
14 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
14 7 (5.11%) Office 365
15 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (4.38%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (4.38%) J2EE
15 6 (4.38%) Linux
15 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
15 6 (4.38%) General Ledger

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.46%) Lync
5 2 (1.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.65%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Utilities
5 4 (2.92%) SAP CRM
5 4 (2.92%) SAP SD
6 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.19%) SAP CO
6 3 (2.19%) SAP MM
6 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (2.19%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.19%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 2 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) LAN
1 5 (3.65%) WAN
2 3 (2.19%) DNS
2 3 (2.19%) Firewall
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) VoIP
3 2 (1.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) 3G
4 1 (0.73%) 4G
4 1 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.73%) MPLS
4 1 (0.73%) SSH
4 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.92%) Star Schema
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) HBase
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.73%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.73%) ERwin
2 1 (0.73%) JMeter
2 1 (0.73%) JUnit
2 1 (0.73%) Maven
2 1 (0.73%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 22 (16.06%) Billing
3 6 (4.38%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) J2EE
2 4 (2.92%) Middleware
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) XML
2 4 (2.92%) XSD
3 3 (2.19%) EJB
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.19%) SOAP
3 3 (2.19%) XSLT
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.46%) CSS
4 2 (1.46%) EDI
4 2 (1.46%) HTML
4 2 (1.46%) HTML5
4 2 (1.46%) jQuery
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.46%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.46%) Spring
5 1 (0.73%) BAPI
5 1 (0.73%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.46%) HP Storage
2 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.73%) CMDB
3 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.73%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.73%) HACMP
3 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (0.73%) Social Media
3 1 (0.73%) User Experience
3 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Linux
2 5 (3.65%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.19%) AIX
3 3 (2.19%) Unix
4 2 (1.46%) CentOS
4 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.46%) Solaris
4 2 (1.46%) SUSE
4 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) Migration
2 16 (11.68%) Data Migration
3 15 (10.95%) CRM
4 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.30%) ITIL
7 9 (6.57%) Analytics
8 7 (5.11%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.65%) Case Management
10 5 (3.65%) DevOps
10 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.65%) ETL
10 5 (3.65%) Open Source
10 5 (3.65%) Project Management
10 5 (3.65%) Software Delivery
11 4 (2.92%) Cash Management
11 4 (2.92%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.92%) ERP
11 4 (2.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) Java
2 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.92%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) VBScript
3 3 (2.19%) ABAP
3 3 (2.19%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
4 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.73%) C#
5 1 (0.73%) C++
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.73%) VB
5 1 (0.73%) XPath
5 1 (0.73%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) CISA
4 1 (0.73%) CISM
4 1 (0.73%) CISSP
4 1 (0.73%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PMP
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
1 5 (3.65%) WSUS
2 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 4 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (37.23%) Oracle
2 33 (24.09%) SAP
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.65%) Informatica
4 5 (3.65%) Pegasus
5 4 (2.92%) VMware
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco
6 3 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) Mitel
6 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.73%) CA
8 1 (0.73%) Huawei
8 1 (0.73%) Infor
8 1 (0.73%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) Sage
8 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.73%) Siebel
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau
North East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day+expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
North East of England
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Circa £425/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Northumberland
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
County Durham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago