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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 85 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.17% 5.01% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 5.25% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 20
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £608 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
1153 705 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.68% 95.53% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 443 412
Median daily rate £380 £389 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 18
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +31.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -52 25 £388 -3.12% 17
Sunderland -3 2 - -
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 20 (31.75%) Windows
3 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.16%) Linux
5 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle
8 13 (20.63%) DNS
8 13 (20.63%) LDAP
9 12 (19.05%) ITIL
10 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
10 11 (17.46%) OAuth
10 11 (17.46%) Banking
10 11 (17.46%) OpenID
10 11 (17.46%) OAuth2
10 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.87%) Java
11 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
12 9 (14.29%) TIBCO
12 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.29%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (14.29%) Office 365
12 9 (14.29%) Skype for Business
12 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (14.29%) Spring

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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (6.35%) MQSeries
8 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (3.17%) SAS
10 1 (1.59%) IIS
10 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.59%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Maximo
3 1 (1.59%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) DNS
1 13 (20.63%) LDAP
2 7 (11.11%) DHCP
2 7 (11.11%) Skype
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) NAS
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) DTS
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) Ingres
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.46%) Banking
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) OAuth
1 11 (17.46%) OAuth2
1 11 (17.46%) OpenID
2 9 (14.29%) Spring
3 7 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) CSS3
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) AS400
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Tandem
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.70%) Android
5 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.52%) Unix
8 4 (6.35%) AIX
8 4 (6.35%) Solaris
9 3 (4.76%) OS/390
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) HPUX
10 1 (1.59%) MVS
10 1 (1.59%) VME
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Content Management
3 7 (11.11%) Workflow
4 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.94%) ITSM
5 5 (7.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security
8 2 (3.17%) Network Management
8 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Security
8 2 (3.17%) SOA
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Jython
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) MCSE
5 6 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.76%) MCP
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) CCNP
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CISM
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
1 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (9.52%) Trend Micro
6 5 (7.94%) SAP
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (3.17%) CA
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Sun
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Tableau
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas