The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / North East
Rank 44 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 41 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.69% 6.14% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 6.46% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 32
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
829 836 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.85% 95.11% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 532 331
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 29 £400 -8.57% 9
Durham -11 7 - - 1
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.69%) Oracle
4 16 (19.28%) SAP
5 15 (18.07%) Windows
6 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
7 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
8 11 (13.25%) Middleware
8 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
9 10 (12.05%) DNS
10 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
10 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
10 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.64%) Skype
10 8 (9.64%) Office 365
10 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
11 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (8.43%) User Experience
11 7 (8.43%) Android
11 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
11 7 (8.43%) Visualisation
11 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
11 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (8.43%) Workflow

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.23%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.41%) Papyrus
6 2 (2.41%) SAS
7 1 (1.20%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.20%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP PP
1 5 (6.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.82%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.61%) SAP APO
3 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.41%) Maximo
4 2 (2.41%) MFGPRO
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.20%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.20%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (1.20%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) DNS
2 8 (9.64%) Skype
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) NAS
4 3 (3.61%) SSL
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.20%) SMS
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.20%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.41%) GIS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.20%) DataStage
4 1 (1.20%) DTS
4 1 (1.20%) Ingres
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Toad
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) LSMW
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.02%) Billing
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.61%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) CSS3
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) J2EE
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.02%) FMCG
5 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.20%) AS400
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Tandem
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.43%) Android
3 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.43%) Unix
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) Linux
5 4 (4.82%) AIX
5 4 (4.82%) Solaris
6 3 (3.61%) OS/390
7 1 (1.20%) HPUX
7 1 (1.20%) MVS
7 1 (1.20%) VME
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (9.64%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) ERP
2 7 (8.43%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.43%) Workflow
3 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
3 6 (7.23%) CRM
3 6 (7.23%) Customer Insight
3 6 (7.23%) Ethnography
3 6 (7.23%) Guerrilla Research
3 6 (7.23%) Human Factors
3 6 (7.23%) Line Management
3 6 (7.23%) Market Research
3 6 (7.23%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (7.23%) Service Design
3 6 (7.23%) Usability Testing
4 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) Jython
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) Degree
6 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.20%) CCNA
7 1 (1.20%) CCNP
7 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) WSUS
2 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle
3 16 (19.28%) SAP
4 6 (7.23%) Trend Micro
5 5 (6.02%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.41%) CA
8 2 (2.41%) Dell
8 2 (2.41%) Progress
8 2 (2.41%) VMware
9 1 (1.20%) AppSense
9 1 (1.20%) BMC
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix
9 1 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (1.20%) Sun
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Tableau
9 1 (1.20%) Veritas