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 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
Consultant
Rank 67 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.05% 2.81% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.95% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Median daily rate £320 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £342 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £530 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
- +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
888 577 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.15% 95.21% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 356 340
Median daily rate £325 £338 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +19.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 7
Median hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 30 £320 -17.94% 10
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 27 (40.91%) Oracle
2 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (19.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 12 (18.18%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (15.15%) Finance
7 10 (15.15%) Linux
8 9 (13.64%) ITIL
8 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.12%) Analytics
10 7 (10.61%) Open Source
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (10.61%) Unix
10 7 (10.61%) SAN
10 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.09%) Java
11 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (9.09%) WAN
11 6 (9.09%) ArcSight
12 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
12 5 (7.58%) VMware
12 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.58%) DNS
12 5 (7.58%) J2EE
12 5 (7.58%) SAP
12 5 (7.58%) Windows

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 4 (6.06%) Apache
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.09%) WAN
3 5 (7.58%) DNS
4 3 (4.55%) Intranet
4 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (3.03%) HTTP
5 2 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) 3G
6 1 (1.52%) DHCP
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (6.06%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) HBase
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ERwin
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) JMeter
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) J2EE
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) XSD
3 3 (4.55%) EJB
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) XSLT
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) CSS3
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) AS400
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) HACMP
4 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Tandem
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) SUSE
6 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 12 (18.18%) Migration
2 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL
3 8 (12.12%) Analytics
4 7 (10.61%) Open Source
5 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps
6 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) SOA
6 4 (6.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.06%) Validation
7 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.06%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) C-shell
4 3 (4.55%) Korn
4 3 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) VBScript
6 1 (1.52%) ABAP
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) XPath
6 1 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) AAT
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Samba
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) GPFS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.52%) MOM
4 1 (1.52%) OpenView
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) ArcSight
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) HP
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) AppSense
6 1 (1.52%) BMC
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Splunk
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) ThinPrint