The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 69 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 57 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.96% 2.94% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 3.09% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 5
Median daily rate £360 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £524 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
1261 614 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.69% 94.90% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 381 256
Median daily rate £320 £363 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 66 19
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 £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 54 £360 -4.00% 3
Sunderland -4 3 - -
Consultant
North East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) Linux
4 20 (25.00%) Oracle
5 17 (21.25%) ITIL
5 17 (21.25%) Windows
6 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.75%) Unix
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (12.50%) SAP
10 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
10 9 (11.25%) Java
10 9 (11.25%) LDAP
10 9 (11.25%) DNS
10 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
11 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.00%) Finance
11 8 (10.00%) OAuth
11 8 (10.00%) Banking
11 8 (10.00%) OAuth2
11 8 (10.00%) Open Source
11 8 (10.00%) OpenID
12 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
12 7 (8.75%) Degree
12 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
12 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (8.75%) Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.25%) Drupal
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Documentum
5 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) DNS
1 9 (11.25%) LDAP
2 7 (8.75%) SAN
2 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) Intranet
4 5 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (1.25%) 3G
7 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.25%) Skype
7 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.25%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) ERwin
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Banking
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) OAuth
1 8 (10.00%) OAuth2
1 8 (10.00%) OpenID
2 7 (8.75%) Middleware
3 6 (7.50%) Spring
4 3 (3.75%) EJB
4 3 (3.75%) J2EE
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.75%) SOAP
4 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 3 (3.75%) XML
4 3 (3.75%) XSD
4 3 (3.75%) XSLT
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) CSS3
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) AS400
4 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) Tandem
5 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) HACMP
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Unix
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) HPUX
8 1 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Open Source
3 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
3 7 (8.75%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.25%) Content Management
5 5 (6.25%) Validation
5 5 (6.25%) Workflow
6 4 (5.00%) Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.00%) ITSM
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (3.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) Java
2 7 (8.75%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Perl
3 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.75%) C-shell
4 3 (3.75%) Korn
4 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) ABAP
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.75%) CCNA
6 3 (3.75%) CCNP
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.75%) MCDBA
6 3 (3.75%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) AAT
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Samba
3 2 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) GPFS
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (3.75%) OpenView
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.50%) MOM
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
3 2 (2.50%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) SAP
4 7 (8.75%) HP
5 6 (7.50%) ArcSight
5 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 2 (2.50%) CA
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) AppSense
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) Informatica
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.25%) Splunk
9 1 (1.25%) Trend Micro