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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.67% 6.37% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 6.78% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
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£300 £450 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
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
755 487 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.42% 94.02% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 294 129
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 28 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -15 22 £300 -25.00% 12
Durham -7 9 £238 -47.22% 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (33.72%) SAP
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.44%) Oracle
4 15 (17.44%) Finance
5 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
7 9 (10.47%) SAP FI
8 8 (9.30%) GIS
8 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
8 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.30%) WSUS
8 8 (9.30%) General Ledger
8 8 (9.30%) Data Structures
9 7 (8.14%) MapBasic
9 7 (8.14%) Cash Management
9 7 (8.14%) Cisco
9 7 (8.14%) Informatica
9 7 (8.14%) Mapinfo
9 7 (8.14%) Windows
9 7 (8.14%) Linux
9 7 (8.14%) SAP CO
9 7 (8.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (6.98%) Project Management
10 6 (6.98%) Java
10 6 (6.98%) SQL
10 6 (6.98%) ABAP
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle General Ledger

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) SAP FI
2 7 (8.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (8.14%) SAP CO
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (5.81%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (4.65%) SAP PM
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (3.49%) SAP SM
6 3 (3.49%) SAP CS
7 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (2.33%) SAP SCM
7 2 (2.33%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SMTP
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
2 2 (2.33%) LAN
2 2 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Ant
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.16%) ERwin
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) General Ledger
3 5 (5.81%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) J2EE
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.16%) jBPM
3 1 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) GIS
1 8 (9.30%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) PKI
3 4 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.33%) Psychology
5 2 (2.33%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.16%) Social Network
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
1 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) VME
4 1 (1.16%) VMS
4 1 (1.16%) HPUX
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
2 7 (8.14%) Cash Management
3 6 (6.98%) Logistics
3 6 (6.98%) Project Management
4 5 (5.81%) ITIL
4 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.65%) Migration
5 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.49%) Workflow
6 3 (3.49%) Regression Testing
6 3 (3.49%) ETL
6 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.49%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.33%) Market Research
7 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.33%) Service Management
7 2 (2.33%) CRM
7 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) MapBasic
2 6 (6.98%) Java
2 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) ABAP
3 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.49%) Python
4 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.33%) VBScript
5 2 (2.33%) C#
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) SRDF
3 2 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) iptables
4 1 (1.16%) KVM
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Xen
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) WSUS
2 3 (3.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) SAP
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco
4 7 (8.14%) Informatica
4 7 (8.14%) Mapinfo
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) Brocade
8 2 (2.33%) NetApp
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.33%) Sybase
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) Juniper
9 1 (1.16%) Cerner
9 1 (1.16%) ICL
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