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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 50 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.81% 2.89% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 3.10% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £209 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +33.07%
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
568 451 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.42% 93.18% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 296 71
Average daily rate £373 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 14 18
Average hourly rate £13.71 £12.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.50 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -12 9 £520 +60.00% 9
Consultant
North East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Informatica
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) LDAP
6 4 (11.11%) SAP SD
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) J2EE
7 3 (8.33%) SAP CO
7 3 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (8.33%) Brocade
7 3 (8.33%) SRDF
7 3 (8.33%) SAP GTS
8 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.56%) Cash Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (11.11%) SAP SD
3 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
3 3 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (8.33%) SAP GTS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.78%) Agresso
5 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.78%) CAML
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) jBPM
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.56%) Cash Management
2 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.56%) Service Management
2 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
2 2 (5.56%) Migration
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL
2 2 (5.56%) ETL
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
3 1 (2.78%) SOA
3 1 (2.78%) OOP
3 1 (2.78%) OO
3 1 (2.78%) Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) Validation
3 1 (2.78%) E-business
3 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Java
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) SRDF
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Informatica
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Cerner
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) ICL