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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 41 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.62% 4.90% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 5.48% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £434 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £514 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
564 347 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.11% 89.43% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 171 111
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.84 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +7 28 £423 +17.36% 16
Durham -10 4 £325 -35.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (34.09%) SAP
2 20 (22.73%) Oracle
3 18 (20.45%) Finance
4 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.91%) SQL
6 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.23%) Java
7 9 (10.23%) ITIL
7 9 (10.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (10.23%) General Ledger
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (9.09%) ABAP
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco
8 8 (9.09%) HP
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 7 (7.95%) SAN
9 7 (7.95%) SAP SD
9 7 (7.95%) XML
9 7 (7.95%) Linux
9 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Workflow
9 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (7.95%) SAP CO
10 6 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (4.55%) Apache
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) AquaLogic
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (7.95%) SAP SD
3 7 (7.95%) SAP CO
4 6 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (6.82%) SAP PP
4 6 (6.82%) SAP FI
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (4.55%) SAP APO
5 4 (4.55%) SAP R/3
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (3.41%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) SAN
2 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) LAN
2 4 (4.55%) LDAP
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.27%) Network Security
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) SSL
4 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.27%) Junos
5 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Selenium
1 2 (2.27%) JUnit
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.27%) RSpec
1 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) General Ledger
3 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) XML
2 4 (4.55%) JRules
2 4 (4.55%) Middleware
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) Java EE
4 2 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
4 2 (2.27%) J2EE
4 2 (2.27%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.14%) JMS
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) JDBC
5 1 (1.14%) XSD
5 1 (1.14%) XSLT
5 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.14%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.27%) Clustering
2 2 (2.27%) GIS
2 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) User Experience
3 1 (1.14%) DTV
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Handset
3 1 (1.14%) Psychology
3 1 (1.14%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.23%) ITIL
2 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
2 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
2 7 (7.95%) Workflow
3 6 (6.82%) Cash Management
4 5 (5.68%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (5.68%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (5.68%) ETL
5 4 (4.55%) SOA
5 4 (4.55%) Service Management
5 4 (4.55%) Network Management
6 3 (3.41%) High Availability
6 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.41%) Migration
6 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.41%) Network Design
6 3 (3.41%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (3.41%) System Testing
6 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) Java
3 8 (9.09%) ABAP
4 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.27%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) MapBasic
5 2 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) GxP
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) KVM
2 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) OpenView
2 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.14%) MIIS
4 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) SAP
2 20 (22.73%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.09%) Cisco
4 8 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (6.82%) Informatica
5 6 (6.82%) EMC
6 3 (3.41%) Juniper
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.27%) RedDot
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) McAfee
7 2 (2.27%) Splunk
7 2 (2.27%) F5
7 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
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