The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 94 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00
Technical 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
1058 747 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.21% 95.28% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 426 383
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.47 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the North East region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the North East region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -34 5 £320 -17.94%
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) C-shell
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) MOM

Technical 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) C-shell
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) AAT
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow