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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.20% 6.60% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 7.25% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 18
Average daily rate £350 £420 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 276 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.35% 91.09% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 111 189
Average daily rate £300 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 20 £338 -19.64% 4
Durham +3 4 £450 +20.00% 1
Northumberland - - - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (29.09%) SAP
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.09%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Citrix
6 5 (9.09%) SAP PP
6 5 (9.09%) CRM
6 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security
7 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Lagan
7 4 (7.27%) JUnit
7 4 (7.27%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) RSpec
7 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.27%) Web Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Selenium
7 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.45%) SCCM
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.82%) Lync
1 1 (1.82%) Drupal
1 1 (1.82%) WordPress
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP PP
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.45%) SAP MM
3 3 (5.45%) SAP QM
4 2 (3.64%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.64%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.64%) SAP HCM
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
2 1 (1.82%) CTI
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
1 4 (7.27%) RSpec
1 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
1 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Basis
1 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) LPAR
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 5 (9.09%) CRM
2 5 (9.09%) Scrum
3 4 (7.27%) Information Security
3 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
3 4 (7.27%) Web Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.82%) User Stories
6 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) ABAP
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) NCDA
2 1 (1.82%) NCIE
2 1 (1.82%) VCAP
2 1 (1.82%) CCEE
2 1 (1.82%) CCIA
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.64%) RACF
2 2 (3.64%) XenServer
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) UAG
3 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) SAP
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 4 (7.27%) Lagan
6 3 (5.45%) KANA
7 2 (3.64%) Open Text
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) F5
8 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.82%) Isilon
8 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.82%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) Cognos
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