The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.03% 6.16% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 6.71% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £436 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 313 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.59% 91.79% 91.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 140 231
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 21 £400 -15.78% 15
Durham 0 5 - - 2
Northumberland - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 25 (34.72%) SAP
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) Windows
4 10 (13.89%) Scrum
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Selenium
5 9 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.50%) RSpec
5 9 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 9 (12.50%) JUnit
5 9 (12.50%) CRM
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.11%) SAP PP
6 8 (11.11%) Finance
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (8.33%) UNIX
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (6.94%) ABAP
8 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.56%) SAP MM
9 4 (5.56%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.56%) Java

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Documentum
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) SAP PP
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.56%) SAP MM
3 4 (5.56%) SAP APO
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (4.17%) SAP QM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.78%) SAP R/3
5 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.39%) PRMS
6 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Taleo
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.39%) NAS
3 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Selenium
2 9 (12.50%) JUnit
2 9 (12.50%) RSpec
2 9 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) PVCS
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Advertising
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.39%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Web Services
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.78%) Spring
2 2 (2.78%) JSON
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) MooTools
3 1 (1.39%) Drools
3 1 (1.39%) YAML
3 1 (1.39%) HTML5
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) CSS3
3 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.39%) XSLT
3 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (1.39%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) iSeries
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.56%) Solaris
3 4 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) Scrum
1 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.50%) CRM
2 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (12.50%) Web Testing
2 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 6 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.56%) ITIL
5 4 (5.56%) Project Management
5 4 (5.56%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (2.78%) Document Management
7 2 (2.78%) Logistics
7 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.78%) Information Security
8 1 (1.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) ABAP
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) COBOL
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) RPG
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Korn
5 1 (1.39%) PHP5
5 1 (1.39%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.39%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenServer
3 1 (1.39%) UAG
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Netcool
1 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
1 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) SAP
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Lagan
5 3 (4.17%) KANA
6 2 (2.78%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) Open Text
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) EMC
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Northgate
7 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.39%) Isilon
7 1 (1.39%) Sun
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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