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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.04% 5.50% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.89% 5.94% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
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£400 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £418 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -49.88%
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
566 202 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.62% 92.66% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 106 120
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -10 35 £410 +7.89% 12
Consultant
North East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (19.40%) SAP
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Windows
8 8 (11.94%) UNIX
8 8 (11.94%) Java
8 8 (11.94%) Linux
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.45%) HP
10 6 (8.96%) SAN
10 6 (8.96%) XML
10 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (8.96%) JUnit
10 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
10 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
10 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.96%) General Ledger
10 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Selenium
10 6 (8.96%) Web Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Test Automation

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) AquaLogic
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.99%) Documentum
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (5.97%) SAP SD
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (4.48%) SAP R/3
6 3 (4.48%) SAP APO
7 2 (2.99%) SAP PP
7 2 (2.99%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.49%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.99%) Junos
5 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.49%) SSH
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JUnit
1 6 (8.96%) Selenium
1 6 (8.96%) RSpec
1 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
1 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
1 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.99%) PVCS
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.96%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) JRules
3 3 (4.48%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) J2EE
4 2 (2.99%) Java EE
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
5 1 (1.49%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (1.49%) JNDI
5 1 (1.49%) JDBC
5 1 (1.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) iSeries
3 1 (1.49%) Handset
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) AS400
3 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
2 6 (8.96%) Web Testing
2 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
2 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
3 5 (7.46%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (7.46%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Management
3 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (7.46%) ETL
4 4 (5.97%) Scrum
4 4 (5.97%) Workflow
4 4 (5.97%) Network Management
5 3 (4.48%) High Availability
5 3 (4.48%) Cash Management
5 3 (4.48%) System Testing
5 3 (4.48%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.97%) ABAP
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) RPG
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) OpenView
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.49%) MIIS
3 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 13 (19.40%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) Informatica
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Juniper
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.49%) Polycom
7 1 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) NEC
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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