The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 116 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 0.21% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.23% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £343 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -
Support 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
1339 878 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.63% 94.11% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 531 294
Median daily rate £330 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.03 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Support 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 Support Consultant across the North East region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Support 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 Support Consultant across the North East region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Support 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 Support Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -42 8 £343 - 1
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Content Management
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (44.44%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business

Support 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Tandem
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Security
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
5 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (11.11%) MOM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Trend Micro
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) ThinPrint
5 1 (11.11%) VMware