The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.78% 5.32% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 5.99% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
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£325 £550 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +92.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £485 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
Consultant
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
475 167 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.52% 88.83% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 74 147
Average daily rate £360 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Tyne and Wear region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Tyne and Wear region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 29 £325 -40.90% 16
Gateshead - - - -
Consultant
North East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
2 11 (23.91%) Selenium
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) JUnit
2 11 (23.91%) Web Testing
2 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
2 11 (23.91%) RSpec
2 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
2 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
2 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Finance
6 7 (15.22%) Java
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Windows
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) UNIX
8 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
8 5 (10.87%) HP
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Documentum
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (6.52%) SAP R/3
3 3 (6.52%) SAP APO
3 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.17%) PRMS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Taleo
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) WLAN
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Selenium
1 11 (23.91%) JUnit
1 11 (23.91%) RSpec
1 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
1 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) PVCS
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) SailPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.17%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
2 11 (23.91%) Web Testing
2 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
2 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) Network Planning
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
8 2 (4.35%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) ABAP
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) COBOL
5 1 (2.17%) RPG
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) MIIS
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) NEC
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Polycom
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